A daily blog to capture the once-in-a-lifetime experience of twenty-three LHS students, the principal, and band director as they embark on a journey to better understand Japanese culture, the devastating consequences of the March 2011 tsunami, and the power of hope and friendship for an international community in the face of a crisis.
“But that's the glory of foreign travel, as far as I am concerned. I don't want to know what people are talking about. I can't think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can't read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can't even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.” - Bill Bryson