I am sorry for not having posted anything in a while. But here are some pictures from the last months, showing how the win winter in Japan might look like.
A small video I made here in Kobe
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In this post there will be many different pictures from different places and events. The first pictures will be from when i am going to Rokko Island. This is a artificial island just outside of Kobe. On this island there is a Church where I work every other Wednesday and Friday. I also attend it three Sundays a Month.
Nada train station which is the closest train station to where I live
Inside the train station where I “beep” my card
One of the trains I have to take to get there
The next train is The Rokko Liner which is without any driver as you can see.
Outside the train station on Rokko Island
Right outside there is this concert building looking like a giant UFO
On my way home I bought this drink just because of the name
A picture on my way home from Nada Station
These next pictures is from when I attended a birthday party for Hannah Emilie which is the daughter of some of the missionaries here. All the other Norwegian missionaries where invited too.
A overview of some of the park we went to.
These two one year olds are the two kids i´m baby sitting a couple of times a week
Another overview of the park. This place was a paradise for kids!
This slide actually went fast
I also wanted to post this video that I just edited. It is not from Japan. I filmed it right before I left.
The last two weeks there have been a family called Grøtteland on vacation here. Their parents used to work for a norwegian school here in Kobe 15 years ago. On of the guys in the family called Ole Rassmus and his girlfreind Solbjørg used to go to the same high school as me a couple of years ago. Since I new some of them I decided to join them on two trips. The first one was to Osaka where we went to one of the biggest aquariums in the world and what used to be the biggest Ferris Wheel in the world. The other trip went to Hiroshima. Since everyone have heard of this town I felt like I had to go.
On a crowded train station in Osaka
They have really cool escalators here. Sometimes like on this picture they become flat halfway up before getting normal again
On our way to the aquarium which is the red and blue building.
A scary looking octopus
Their two whale sharks!
Even seals like Cola
Ole and Solbjørg in front of one of the many tanks.
Some creapy looking giant crabs
The aquarium from the top of the ferris wheel
Osaka at night
Here are some pictures from Hiroshima
This building is one of the few traces left after the atomic bombing.
Me in front of it
Some of the memorial park with the museum in the background
Here you can see three of the most important monuments in one picture
One of the most impacting things in Hiroshima was to se the before and after model of the city. Unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of it. Instead I got a before and after picture of the food we ate that can be an alternative example.
Before. This was some speciality for Hiroshima. Inside there where noodles, some seafood, bacon and other stuff. MHHH!
On their train station they had these mushroom fountains. I wonder if they where inspired by the mushroom cloud after the A-bomb?
I have done allot of different things lately. Therefor I also have allot to blog about. I will post some of it today and the rest will be posted later this week.
When I am not working I like to spend my time wandering around in Kobe. Here are some pictures.
This is the view from my room.
There are allot of bikes here in Japan
One of the many shopping streets. This one is a small one.
The city´s gas holders. I am glad I live far away from them!
Here is the famous Kobe tower
Like almost everyone who blogs outside of Norway, I am starting to like Starbucks more and more.
Some random back ally in Kobe
This is the logo of Kobe
In the next post will be about when I went to Osaka with some other Norwegians that are on vacation here.