Travel Blogs from Misawa
... was focused on show cars and motorcycles.
The weather was AWESOME! Bright blue skies, slight breeze, and warm, but not hot. The streets were lined with both Japanese specialty food stands and American foods sold by private organizations (POs) made up of people from the base. The POs were selling everything from giant turkey legs, hamburgers, ...
... when Mike decided it was time to test the dry-suit. It apparently worked because after getting back on his kayak, we completed a 4+ hour paddle.
The fall colors we absolutely brilliant! And the wispy white clouds in the perfectly blue skies made it even better.
Normally the bright yellow and orange kayaks would ...
... mache from the poles. Food, drink and games of chance will be offered along the streets. While there are a few activities and entertainment that take place during the weekend, the main activity is just walking the streets of the festival ...
... a hill right on the Pacific coast at the far south end of the Hachinohe dock area. On top of the hill is a Shinto shrine with a Torii Gate entrance at the bottom of the hill. I'm not sure what attracts all the seagulls, but they are everywhere. And this time of year, most are sitting on nests - either with an egg or two or small chicks in them. While the birds are ...
... but everything is encased in ice and wind whipped snow. The frosty covering on some items has almost a feather like look.
As I finished up my snowshoeing hike I headed home back down the snow road. ....but I was SO TIRED I ended up taking a nap in the car :o) That was one tough hike today! I'll sleep well ...
Other places to stay in Misawa
1-9-2 Saiwai-cho, Misawa | 3 star hotelfrom $101
2-1-1 Chuocho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $73
1-3-26 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $50
1-6-48 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $51
3-8-4 Matsuzonocho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $59
1-6-8 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $43
1-1-46 Hirahata, Misawa | Hotelfrom $79
89 Furumagiyama, Misawa | Hotelfrom $64
1-9-40 Saiwaicho, Misawa | Hotelfrom $31