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Zilver week: Sasaguri

Mijn laatste week bij GenkiJAcs (eind augustus) was geen studie week omdat het Zilverweek was. Een week waar Japanners een aantal dagen na elkaar vakantie hebben (Dat komt niet zo vaak voor in Japan) GenkiJacs besloot dit te vieren door een tweedaagse uitstap te organiseren naar Sasaguri. Hier is mijn laat en kort verslag van mijn Zilver week: Sasaguri.

Zilver week

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Silver week: Sasaguri

My last week at GenkiJacs (around the end of augsut) was not a study week because It was Silver week. A week where Japanese people have a few consecutive days off from work (what is pretty rare, here in Japan). GenkiJacs decided to celebrate this by organizing a two day trip to Sasaguri. Here is my late and short report on Silver week: Sasaguri.

Silver week: Sasaguri

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The rainy Hojoya Festival

On September the 12 I decided to go to the Hojoya Festival with a group of people. Reading about this festival made me curious to witness it. At the end it became a day that I’m not going to forget easily, but not because of the festival but more for the weather.  Here my small report about this slightly  horrible day in: The rainy Hojoya Festival.

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Honor your ancestors

Honor your ancestors
A day of tradition

Friday, August 14 it was the second day of the Obon festival. On the internet I discovered that the Gokoku temple organized a special event to the ancestors and to honour the fallen soldiers. But because it started late in the evening, we first did a few other things. But the main point is Honor your ancestors 

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