Our first day was orientation where we were introduced to the program members and volunteers. We were also given a tour of Mino city, it’s beautiful Udatsu Architecture, historical Merchant houses and local temples.
[blip.tv ?posts_id=3021630&dest=-1] Here is a short video of one of the Cultural programs we where participating in. We were learning more about Japanese Culture at a 19th Century farmhouse were they still practice ancient Japanese crafts like handmade paper, Umbrella making, basketry and more.
[blip.tv ?posts_id=2984957&dest=-1] This was a great opportunity to get more knowledge regarding papermaking and to immerse yourself in the culture of Japan.