This is a picture which is the front of the station. The three buildings shown in the photo are hotels. And there are two arts in front a station. Actually, We hold a arts festival every 3 years. It's called the "Setouchi Triennale". http://setouchi-artfest.jp/en/
# This is a picture which is the front of the station.
# Paddy rice has been growing up.
Paddy rice has been growing up. This is a familiar landscape for Japanese. In autumn we can harvest delicious rice.
# Catfish often targets food of turtle. They are rivals.
Catfish often targets food of turtle. They are rivals. Actually, some person had been feeding them from a bridge. I had seen that sometimes. It look like fish fillets.
# I went to a “TSUTAYA” today.
I went to a "TSUTAYA" today. In Tsutaya, I can buy books, CDs and miscellaneous goods. In addition, There is a coffee shop there. I bought a Map of my city. Because I will have to go to elementary schools in this week. I don't know where the elementary schools are.
# I was given a butter cake and some cookies.
I was given a butter cake and some cookies from my colleague. The butter cake has a chick shape. And these cookies have various tastes. My family was so pleased. Thank you so much for giving us that.
# Bonsai（Traditional Japanese art）
Bonsai is the traditional Japanese art of creating and contemplating miniature natural landscapes in pots using trees and other plants. My city has made many small pines for bonsai. I saw that yesterday. That was very interesting for me.
# This is a Japanese police car.
This is a Japanese police car. Actually, a wild boar came on my campus yesterday. So our clerical staff called police men. The policemen took a shield and looked for the boar. But I don't know whether they have found the boar or not.
# I am going to take a exam at Osaka city tomorrow.
I am going to take a exam at Osaka city tomorrow. It is the qualification required to operate wireless equipment. I would like to use facilities to send radio waves to satellites. I was so busy. Therefor I could not study for exams. I will study the exam tonight. (++)
# I went to a observatory of a skyscraper.
After the examination, I went to a observatory of a skyscraper for sightseeing. It called "Abeno Harukas". It is 300 meters(984feet) high. It is lower than the Empire State Building. But the landscape from there was wonderful enough. I enjoied seeing the landscape.
# Rice plants have been growing.
Rice plants have been growing. Maybe, These are about 40 cm(16 inch) in height. We need a lot of water to raise rice. Because Japan has a temperate humid climate, so much rain falls. Sometimes there is a rice field without water. In order to strengthen the root, farmers drain water sometimes.
# Red snapper
I have eaten a Red snapper. It was so delicious. If I have the chance, I would like to eat it again.
# I went to a castle ruins today.
I went to a castle ruins today. There is no longer a castle here. There are only stone walls and moats. A ship was floating in the moat. And there were a lot of fish.
# I went to a Beer Garden with my colleagues.
I went to a Beer Garden with my colleagues yesterday. I ate lots of foods. And I enjoyed talking with my colleagues.
# I went to the NAGOYA university yesterday.
I went to the NAGOYA university to take part in a conference yesterday. This is a weather sensor sytem which we have developed. And I explained about harvest prediction method by AI.
# I import ”KUBO and the Two Strings ” from the United States.
I import ”KUBO and the Two Strings ” from the United States. I have ordered that already. It will arrive to Japan on september 11th. I'm looking forward to watch it.
# I have taken part in AI summer seminar for two days.
I have taken part in AI summer seminar for two days. In the seminar, the president of my college, a senator and a mayor came. I gained a lot of knowledge of AI. I am happy to be able to participate that.
I have eaten a Mugitoro-gohan at Nagoya city. It is a bowl of boiled rice and barley with grated yam on top. It was very healthy and good taste. (^^)
# The ears of rice have been all out.
The ears of rice have been all out. Fall will soon come. And then rice will turn yellow.