Green Pia Sanriku Miyako

148 Mukaishinden Taro, Miyako, Iwate Prefecture, Tohoku, 027-0373, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Miyako

Heading Home

A travel blog entry by lastonestanding on Aug 16, 2011

Friday morning, Mr. Sasaki, his wife, Kiko, and I all went to Asakusa, the big temple in Tokyo lined by numerous shops of souvenirs, et cetera. I found this a great time to get some items for back home, and, best of all, I bought a kendo sword! I couldn't actually get a real steel one, due to sword laws in Japan, but I did get ...

Tokyo

A travel blog entry by lastonestanding on Aug 16, 2011

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... grandson, and Mr. Sasaki and his family (wife, daughter, grandson) took us to a Japanese China Town, where we walked around a fair bit and enjoyed the decorations. We ate lunch at a buffet, with a different sort of concept. More like a restaurant, you pay a set price, and then order whatever you want. The waiters bring it to you instead of you getting up. I found it interesting, how little details like that can be different in ...

Seagulls Are the Same in Every Country

A travel blog entry by lastonestanding on Aug 14, 2011

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... for his noisy and brash way of demanding more treats.

Once arriving at Shiogama, after one last admiring look at the stunning islands behind us, we ate lunch at an Italian (yay, normal food!) restaurant and set off for some more temples. These I found especially interesting because of all the emphasis on the twelve Zodiac animals seen around in various statues and carvings.

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Tsunami Scenes

A travel blog entry by lastonestanding on Aug 13, 2011

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... home. Passing by a swimming pool, we could see many of the children out enjoying the day. A normal picture, but one that could be changed with careful observation: everyone swimming in the pool was wearing normal, everyday clothes. Their swimsuits were swept away with their houses.

I returned to the host family that night, and spent a pleasant evening with them, but the damage was not so easily ...

Earthquakes Get Old, Fast

A travel blog entry by lastonestanding on Aug 08, 2011

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... lesson, which I had a lot of fun with! I learned to write out the characters for 'cool breeze', and learned some history about the kanji of Japan and its descent from China as well. My calligraphy wasn't so neat, but it was fun to learn! Then, the sensei took us around his temple and gave Kiko and me a wooden charm, to write out a wish on for the future.

That evening, we had the potluck party, filled with many citizens from Tome. I had a good time, watching a group of ...

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