So few more days have passed and still no photos (yay still managed to get new cover photo from kilroy's own gallery). Saturday we had mine and Ville's welcoming party at some hotel where I had my 'speech' and there were some japanese traditional dancing that was really pretty and we ate lots and lots of good food. (I'm so going to gain a lot of weight before coming back) Before we left the hotel I went to the toilet and literally had NO IDEA how to flush the toilet.... Sorry for the one going after me. Otherwice I don't remember we did anything else worth telling about.
Sunday we went to 2 different BBQ parties. At the first BBQ party I ate tongue for the first time ! At first didn't know what I was eating until Nate asked me "Do you like it?" and of course I was like "yeah it's really good" "Do you know what it is?" "No.... Do I even want to know..?" "Oh yeah it's just tongue".... First I felt a bit ill about it but after a while I continued eating it :D And since I'm the guest I'm always the one who they give food first etc and they make sure that I have food as much as I can eat and eventhought I say thanks I'm full now etc they still give me more food :D And here they really eat everything that they can with chopsticks (=hachi) ! For example cake ! And of course I have to too (and everybody are always amazed that I know how to use hachi ).
After the first BBQparty we drove maybe and hour to okaasan's friend's house. There was this cutest little girl (she was 8) that had waited to see me and she had also borrowed a book from liberary about finland and she knew how to say Hyvaa Paivaa, Nakemiin and Kiitos and she also had studied a bit English and her pronounciation was really good in both Finnish and English. Mocha (the girl) had also bought me and her her favorite candy and wrote little notes like 'this is sour' 'this candy tastes like this'etc. Seriously she's the cutest<3 Too bad okaasan hadn't tell me beforehand about her so I would have took some moomin stuff with me for her :/ oh well next time then.
I really had good time at that house eventhought no one was that good in english they all tried together to ask me about everything and they used translators and all. And I also got Yukata (=summer version of kimono) as a present ! They also made up more plans to do together like we're going to the family's dad's work place(police station) one day and me, Mocha and her parents are going to Hello Kitty amusement park and Safari land or something like that:D So yeah The whole family was awesome and food was really good again !
So yeasterday was Ocean's Day here in Japan and since it's a holiday no work for okaasan and otoosan so we went to visit okaasan's parents in Aso 'cause the rain had made a bit damage in their house so we went there to help them clean up. On the way we stopped to get food for everyone, hamburgers and obentos(=lunchboxes). They also had traditional japanese style house and okaasan's brother and his wife was also there to help. The funny thing was since I was the guest I wasn't allowed to help soI was sitted down infront of the TV while everyone else cleaned up etc. The Granma and Granpa were super cute and sweet. It started to rain a lot again so we had to leave while the roads were still drivable.
And today I went to the bank, recycling office(?) and post office and at the post office they gave me a fan, postbox eraser and juice :D (yay free stuff !) And now in a bout an hour we're going shopping again !