It takes about an hour to get to Rifu and on the way we were treated to a tour of Miyagi Stadium, famous for its employment in the 2002 Football World Cup.
It smelled like a new sportswear shop. It was immaculate and beautiful, decisive and primary bright colour exciting.
We were not allowed to touch the grass,
but we could run on the track,
and be part of the team! rah!
To be continued...