Yesterday I met up with a fellow JET Bethany. We toured Kashihara Shrine, then went out for Kappa Sushi on her side of town. I hadn’t had the chance to try conveyor belt sushi yet, so I’m so glad Bethany got me to try it with her. The food was great and so affordable! We had a full meal with a dessert and green tea for just under 6 dollars a person. It was so much fun and I enjoyed getting to know a new friend. (^^)v
Another interesting occurrence: last Friday I had the bright idea to find Yamato Yagi station all by myself without a map. As you can guess it got close to sundown and I still couldn’t find it. I finally found a lady walking her bicycle and tried my best to ask directions in Japanese. She understood me, but I couldn’t really understand her (my skill level is pretty low). Either way, I got the idea that it was too far away to go by bike and I should take a train instead. I thanked her and tried telling her I was fine because I didn’t need to get there till tomorrow.
Plot twist! A few days later I walk into a conbini and the lady that helped me works there! She remembered me and asked if I ever found the station. We exchanged names before she had to get back to work. Small world!