Today I received an e-mail with the departure date for Japan. I will travel together with Amber, a dutch girl that will also do the exchange program in Japan. We leave on March 20 on 13:55 for Hong Kong where we have to catch the connecting flight to Tokyo. There will be no help from AFS in Hong Kong, but we have more than an hour to find the gate. Without delay the flights will take about 15 hours, I hope to sleep a lot.
In Tokyo we will first join an introduction week where we will have language lessons etc. We will meet all the other students from all over the world that also join the exchange program in Japan.
I do not know my host family yet but I suppose to here that soon, at least I hope!
Last saturday I bought my first own camera! Its a Canon EOS 1100D with a 50mm lens. I will bring my brothers zoom lens to Japan, so thats great! I am looking forward to make nice pictures and this camera offers a lot of possibilities.
At this moment I am in the middle of my exams, there are 2 more left for this period.
And… on Januari 27 I will have my last working day at V&D so I will have more time to do my preparations and have fun with my family and friends!
As soon as I hear about my host family, location in Japan and school I will update my blog!