uncertainty over this world's future, and the future of the
unable to watch any news coverage. Please, if any of you have cable and a VCR - could you tape some
coverage for me so I can at lease have a record of what happened when I get back?
Things on the ship are quite sketchy right now. Some students seem unaffected, others are distraught -
especially those whose parents are in the military. We are going to be re-routed just no one knows where or when yet. I don't think we'll be travelling to
Other than that,
It was set in a hillside, with dense rainforest rising above it into mist and clouds, with the city in the
background and ornate 10th century buildings, whose size and magnitude took my breath away.
Other memories :getting caught in a downpour and drenched to the skin, gathering with Japanese and
other students under a bamboo roof, being served some hot sake with rice in a bowl, enjoying the view and distinct smells which made me so heightened and aware of being in a distant and unfamiliar place.
Yesterday was sobering. We visited the peace memorial museum in
Anyway, I better go...I love you all and will write to you next from