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Address: 948-10 Kitahira, Otsu, Shiga, Kinki, 520-0503, Japan | Hostel
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This hostel is located on 948-10 Kitahira, Otsu.
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    Food tour and a mountain climb

    A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 12, 2015

    1 comment, 12 photos

    ... of the sencha tea from the region which I didn't like at all it had a grassy vegetable taste with an asparagus smell. Not a tea I'd choose to drink, Scott didn't mind it but he likes different tea to me. Reluctantly we left the warm and were escorted back to the start point of the tour where we said goodbye and thanks to Jason for his informative and tasty tour, On the way out we spotted a lady cooking the chewy rice dumpling things we like so got a sweet potato and a ...

    Jaywalking is illegal in Japan!

    A travel blog entry by juliebowers on Sep 10, 2014

    5 comments, 18 photos

    ... Time will tell if my wish comes true! The temple where this took place is called Kiyomizu-Dera. It is situated around a holy spring on a hillside overlooking Kyoto.

    It also is associated with matters of the heart and you can find out if you are going to be successful in love by having your fortune read - which was very popular with the many students who were visiting!

    The wooden structure of the building is a real ...

    So much for going "old school"!!!!

    A travel blog entry by rcarosso on Jun 20, 2014

    1 comment, 23 photos

    ... through with sweat clothes dry a little, we headed back to the temple (made her pay for a taxi this time). Kiyomizudera temple is beautiful, had nice cold tofu snack under the trees, wandered the shopping street on the way down, and finally walked all the way back to the hotel. Quick shower and change as we were meeting Daisuke, Kana, and grandma Tip to go to nice dinner in Osaka with grandma's friend Mr, Maeda. ...

    The day of train mishaps

    A travel blog entry by otrembarific on Apr 17, 2014

    12 photos

    Rough day today. I had trouble sleeping last night because of someone snoring and jet lag. I went to bed at a decent hour but then woke up at 3 and could not get back to bed till 5:30. And then we were up at 7:30 to catch the train. We had another delicious buffet breakfast at the hotel and then took the walk to the train station which was really nice in the cooler morning. Side note- we have been warm the whole time so far. No ...

    Day trip to Nara

    A travel blog entry by guykb on Sep 20, 2013

    14 photos

    ... on us before digging around in her bag to find something that she wanted to give me. She sifted through her belongings, found what she was after and presented me with... a Jehovah's Witness brochure (in English) telling me to prepare for the end of the world. I smiled politely and she went on hereway. On the way home we decided upon the cheaper express train rather than the limited express. It took about ten minutes longer and was not quite as plush but was half the price. ...