Travel Blogs from Misawa
... some show cars/hot rods.
Below are a few video clips that will give you a feel for the parade. The band sounds really good. ...and, what would a parade in Japan be without DRUMS?!
(Note: The background sound in the motorcycle video is the sound from the pedestrian crosswalk. You just have to love the Japanese)
... 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 ...
Started my long weekend off by revisiting a not too distant landmark (Seagull Island) and the route of the Hachinohe Half Marathon that I ran a few weeks ago. The route was beautiful - right along the Pacific Coast - but since I was running 13.1 miles, I wasn't carrying a camera then :o)
Seagull Island is sort of crazy. It's not really an "island". It is ...
... to hope for little or no wind...
The snow road is definitely an experience. The Japanese spend weeks in March digging out the 8kms of road that was closed it in late November. The last Sunday of March the road is open for pedestrians and then the next day it is open for vehicles. Driving it today was ...
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