Our family enjoyed picking grapes in Kande vineyard

by Toshiko

         Our family, my mom, two daughters, my granddaughter went to Kande vineyard on 15 September, because that Iwaoka vineyard had closed from 12 September.

         My granddaughter Yako likes grapes very much. On arriving at the vineyard, she started eating grapes intently by herself. But her eating style was very unique, I have never seen such an eating style of grapes.  Well,  1)  Pick up one grape by her right hand. 2) Peel skin at the top of the grape with her fingers of right hand. 3)  (After, she can see the head? of the grape), start to swallow the inside of grape and juice as jelly, with holding the grape with her fingers.

         Can you imagine what I want to tell?  Anyway, she dyed her fingers violet soon. After getting tired of eating grapes, she found something more interesting, and talked to her great-grandmother, " Great-grandmother, look! The leaf is very big and so funny, isn't it?" And, my mother answered, " Oh yeah, certainly so, the shape of the leaf of grapes is very interesting!, you found a good thing."

        Yako's great-grandmother, that is my mother has studied Haiku, a short poem of seventeen syllables of Japanese for many years. And on the way back to her home, she made a haiku with my help. If it is translated to English, " Grape pikking, but a tired girl, leaf looking." 

        I am afraid it is a poor work. If there is a volunteer to make a better English haiku, please let me know. I am very happy.

       See you again!

Our family enjoyed picking grapes in Kande vineyard


18 Sep 2016


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Hi Everybody, I am Toshiko Kanoh, please call me Tracy.
大家,您好。 我叫加纳,和一个非洲国家一样的发音。

I am a government licensed tour guide in English and Chinese.
I like Kobe where I live in. Kobe is a city located near the sea and the mountain,
has beautiful scenery and never-ending history.
Also, there are many good restaurants and cake shops. So, Kobe is a city almost Japanese admire to live. If you have a chance to come to Japan, and come to Kobe, you sure to be a Kobe Lover.

我拿到了英语和汉语导游资格。我很喜欢我在的城市,神户。
神户是靠山临海,风景美丽,历史悠久的城市。
还有,有很多好吃的餐厅和蛋糕店。 对一般的日本人来说,是座艳羡的城市。
您一但来到神户,也是一定成为神户迷。

I am very happy if I can assist you to make your tour successful.
Looking forward to seeing you soon!!
如果来到日本的话,一定告诉我。 我想为您旅游成功,竭尽全力帮助您。
我希望能跟您会面。 read more


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