. . . are much shorter than in the USA. The weather is much the same as South Carolina, hot and humid from June through some of September. The school holiday begins July 21st and lasts through the end of August. Most people will take a vacation during this time to get away from the heat. There are also fireworks displays during this time that are extraordinary. They are usually done at a river or at a port. Many young women will where the summer yukata pictured above. It is not as difficult as the kimono to wear and it is made of cotton so it is much, much cooler. We will take our vacation at the end of August when the roads and the campgrounds aren’t so crowded. This year we plan to go to the sea.
Hope you are having a good summer. Our’s is just beginning. Children’s camp is next week. All of my kids will be staff this year! Hard to believe, isn’t it?