• Stockholm Stockholm
    5 year resident, to guide around the local wonders
  • French Polynesia French Polynesia
    6 islands in the South Seas
  • some image Tokyo Tour
    1-day walk around the best spots
  • Japanese Wedding Japanese Wedding
    The dark side of the rising sun
  • Skyline Hong Kong
    Skylines, bar streets, markets & islands
  • some image Fashion shopping in Tokyo
    The best souvenir of Japan is not omiyage
  • Sydney Opera Australia
    Sydney's NYE, Gold Coast & Great Barrier Reef
  • Gecko Hawaii
    Aloha nature wonders
  • Yakushima Yakushima
    Hiking the Princess Mononoke Forest
  • Ishigaki Lighthouse Ishigaki
    Okinawa's shades of blue
  • Yuki Matsuri Hokkaido
    Powder Snow Festival
  • Daikanyama Daikanyama
    Tokyo's SoHo
  • Cosplayer Comiket
    The Biggest Cosplay Event
  • Cherry Tree Blossom Hanami (花見)
    Sakura by the skyscrapers
  • Hiroshima bomb time Hiroshima
    The Bomb & Miyajima
  • top of mount fuji guide to climb Japan
    Top of Mt.Fuji
  • Kyoto & Nara Nara & Kyoto
    Ciervos nadando en lagos de roca
  • Formentera House Formentera
    Mediterranean Sun

3.10.11

First day at work

7:30AM

7:30PM

Man, I woke up rather fresh. Ate some leftovers as breakfast - isn't it great with fish+lettuce for breakfast? and came along Enrique, to Yokohama. Yokohama is the second biggest city in Japan and hosts a big E/// office as well. The morning started with us lost among skyscrapers, outside any map :S but thanks to have taken more than plenty of time to arrive, we made it on time.

He went straight with his mates, I was dropped in a 'new local employee intro' with many japanese, four non-japanese and one interpreter. Any guesses about the main language along those 9h? Guessed right... Japanese!!!
We all got a headphone connected wirelessly to the translator's microphone but mine, wasn't working and the other two, had NO battery :_( so it was tough to follow, with the jetlag and everything, still I became rather good friend of the translator as I had to sit really close to her.

We went through a team workshop where we introduced ourselves, talked about what family, home, hobbies and ourselves meant for us. It was interesting to listen that "peace, calm, silence and relax" were synonyms of home for most of the japs. I bet they would be happy in Stockholm :D They also used interesting "one word" definitions of themselves or the family (like "calm" or "responsibility"). It is funny to see how different behaviors you get out of different cultures in such things. Stil, haven't met the people I will work with, but seriously looking forward to it.

It was sunny, it was warm, we had lunch under the sun and I found myself considering the "dog menu" before realizing that it actually was... Food for dogs!!! Gross.

Glad to see you liked the flat. I like it too (specially the fact of having cleaning included) but we will pick an unfurnished one and fill it up with the cool furniture we bought (that bedsofa I've invited you all too!)

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