Grand Duku Hotel

Address: 11-36 Sawacho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0075, Japan | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on 11-36 Sawacho, Hikone.
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    Travel Blogs from Hikone

    Shigaken to Vancouver

    A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 30, 2015

    ... himself telling us how much he enjoyed our visit and wishing us a safe journey and good health. These were such thoughtful and touching gestures - they brought tears to our eyes. We took a few photos, hugged and wished each other well, then boarded the train. As we pulled out, everyone was waving like crazy. Shigeyaka ran along side the train for as much as he could; Atsushi carrying Ayana ran even further but it didn't take long until everyone ...

    Yamamuro/ Nagahama City

    A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 29, 2015

    ... in a wheel chair, but she was smiling and seemed to have some recognition of who we were. I asked her if she remembered coming to Canada, if she remembered our parents, and us, and she acknowledged all 3. Perhaps she was not completely cognizant but I'm sure that she had at least some awareness. When we left, she told us to come again. Sadly, we realized that this will likely be the last time that we will see her. Heichi and Misako then ...

    Sightseeing in Hikone, Oomichatchiman

    A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 25, 2015

    ... least to feel the spirit of our ancestors in this place. Our next adventure was Omi-Hachiman where we took an 80 minute boat ride along a quiet river. Mineko had booked some obento for all of us and the 6 of us had a boat to ourselves, sitting on cushions over tatami mats and enjoying the scenery as we ate our lunch. Our oarsman was a 76-year-old retired school teacher. About half way into the journey he asked John if he would like to man the oar so John tried his ...

    Fukuoka to Shigaken

    A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 24, 2015

    ... The monument on the right contains the ashes of earlier ancestors as well as the ashes of Shigeyaka's father, Takeo. There is a small concrete brick set in front of the cairn that has the name "Yokota" inscribed on it. The brick can be moved to reveal an opening through which the urn with the ashes can be inserted. Shigeyaka told us that this is where he would be buried after he passes on. We paid our respects and then moved on. We drove next to a shrine near the base of ...

    Day 9

    A travel blog entry by glendasblog on May 23, 2015

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    This morning we ate breakfast in our room which we had bought the night before, met in lobby at 8.30 and Akiko took us to Kenrokuen Garden very beautiful, we then went to see a porcelain pottery studio. Kutani Pottery Kosen Kiln number 3 pottery in Japan, from there to the ancient site of a Samurai House, this was really interesting, we all sat in the tea house and had green ...