Holiday Afternoon

Address: 948-10 Kitahira, Otsu, Shiga, Kinki, 520-0503, Japan | Hostel
 
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Travel Blogs from Otsu

Monkey Mountain

A travel blog entry by garyclifton on Oct 03, 2014

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Plan B was to head up to see the monkeys on their mountain top retreat. It was a hike but well worth it, including free pats from a very affectionate cat. (Cat Cafe be damned) A one hundred and fifty strong colony of Japanese Macaques live on the hill top and they don't seem to mind visitors at ...

A whole lot of walking...

A travel blog entry by petturik on May 12, 2014

3 comments, 13 photos

... look in the past. Narrow streets with old wooden houses which really gave an atmosphere of the past, unfortunately there were thousands of tourists walking around (including me of course). Saw a lot of younger and older women walking around in traditional kimono's again. What a beautiful sight! It was time for lunch so i got me a riceball with some green stuff in it and a green tea milk wich both tasted good. After relaxing for about 15 minutes i went off to ...

Westside story....aka Monkey magic!!!!

A travel blog entry by mrichar.7 on Nov 14, 2013

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... old children on school trips in small groups self managed getting themselves on and off busses..... holy **** that would not fly under ed.qld "let me get this straight, you want to take 55 children to 7 historical monuments via public transport without supervision and just have them report back?????? Oh and your encouraging them to talk to random strangers who look foreign.......ummmmm sure??" but this is what happens here we saw the occasional large group of <10yr old kids ...

Long day's journey into night

A travel blog entry by guykb on Sep 21, 2013

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... a bus by a minute or two. Eventually another bus came and we jumped on. About ten minutes into our journey I realised we were on the wrong bus. We also needed more money and the only place you can reliably get money with a foreign card in Japan is either the post office (closed) or believe it or not, the 7/11. So we jumped off the wrong bus when we saw the 7/11. Georgie and I ran across the road to get money out as quickly as we could while Jess ...

Sightseeing and Hanagasa Junko

A travel blog entry by kahdrill on Jul 24, 2013

71 photos

... them, but instead go visit a temple called Kennin-ji, the oldest Zen temple in Kyoto. I had been there before, but had not gone inside since I did not bring my camera and thought it a pity to not take any photos. And I was glad I waited because the inside was absolutely stunnning! So peaceful, and beautiful! There will be more temples that I will visit, I hope you bear with me. Mata ne!
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