I wrote about a driving school before, at which I got my motorbike license after great hardship. The first picture shows several motorcycles on the training course in the school. One of those was my scooter. It was shot in the morning of the long ride event hosted by the school. The school leavers got together and were going to enjoy a mass riding to Omogokei, including some of the instructors. Omogokei is one of the tourist attractions in Ehime. It's about 2 hours from my hometown and is known as the place for beautiful autumnal scenery.
The weather forecast told that it would be cloudy all day and the amount of rain would be little, if it happened to rain. We believed this forecast and started. Soon later, however, it started to rain. What's more it was getting hard. After a short rest, we gave up on Omogokei, and involuntarily changed the destination. We got back on another route to the school. The second picture is taken at the parking lot of Tobe Fault Park. Don't you feel some pathos.
If I have another opportunity to visit Omogokei this autumn, I'll be sure to post pictures of brilliantly colored leaves.
former student / school leaver 卒業生
happen to do sth 偶然＜…＞する
I happened to see James just yesterday. つい昨日，偶然ジェームズに会いました．
pathos 哀感, 悲哀, 悲劇的要素
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(Tobe Fault Park)