Tag Archives: Aizu

Enjoying Golden Week in and around Fukushima

  Are you ready? In just a few short weeks you will be experiencing (again, for our veteran JETs) the joy that is one of the few times a year almost every single person in Japan is on vacation due … Continue reading

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Autumn Train Ride in Aizu

by Mary Torricke-Barton Photos by Phillip Torricke-Barton On Sunday 11th November, Hiroshi, Felicity, Phil and I went on the “Oza Toro Tenbo Train”.  It is a special train trip from Aizu-Wakamatsu to Tajima run by Aizu Tetsudo during autumn. On … Continue reading

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JET Study Tour: Aizu and Kitakata

by Natalie Donohue On the weekend of the 19th and 20th of October, a number of JETs took part in a ‘study tour’ to Aizu and Kitakata. The purpose of the tour was to have the chance to see some of … Continue reading

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Aizu Samurai Festival 2013– A Retrospective

by Ceallach Stevens Being a first year JET, I am still not exactly sure what sort of high jinks I get myself into when I sign up for things.  Will it be fun?  Will it suck like an empty matter … Continue reading

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Camping in Aizu: A Chance of Rain

by Erica Grainger&Tony Villa Through Erica’s eyes: Good weather, good friends, good food and good wine. What else does one need?  The day began innocently enough, I remember feeling quite cheerful and excited, seeing old faces and new faces and … Continue reading

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