Dormy Inn Hakata Gion
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Microwave in room
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... with us for the day. We all walked to Hakata Station, through the station to Hotel Centraza which is located just a short distance away. We had a buffet lunch here. Waiting for us were the other members of the group: - Michiko Asami - Sachiko Ogushi (participant of the spring CJFA tour) - Sayuri Matsuo (leader with the 2013 tour group) - Kazuko Yamaguchi (participant of CJFA tour for 7 or 8 years) - Kumiko Nakazono (leader of ...
... for over an hour. Our bottoms were pretty sore from sitting on the wooden seats by the time we disembarked. We arrived in a quaint village and we walked to a restaurant that Haruyo had reserved for us. The specialty of the area is grilled eel - kabayaki. It is served on top of rice flavoured with soy sauce. There was also a soup cooked on individual cookers containing fish, eggs, and vegetables and a few exotic dishes including jelly fish, some kind ...
... us tea and sweets. Following this, I made the presentation of our gifts from JKH to the group. The ladies were so thrilled with the plaque and the boxed engraved pen sets that I gave to each of the members. We spent a very enjoyable time sharing stories and asking questions of each other. The ladies proudly showed us some of the other amazing projects that they had created and had on display on the walls and ...
... when the city was under a plague many years ago in the Eiroku Era. The people prayed to the God/Deity of the shrine in the area, Fuji Hachimangu for help. When the plague passed the people built floats and a shrine to carry his "presence/spirit" across the river. They wanted to honor and thank him for his protection and for filling their prayers. It has been practiced every year since and is actually unique to its city of Tagawa.
I wasn't quite sure ...
... our agenda, get a new watch band, eat another Japanese meal and a visit to their equivalent to our dollar store, they call it the 100 yen store. Two out of three is not bad. Still looking for that watch band!!
In Japan the train stations seems to be more than just transportation hubs, the two that we have been in have also been include upscale shopping malls as well. This one had several locations one of which was seven stories tall. ...