Travel Blogs from Hitachi
... with sacks of potatoes. We laid them on the ground in a single layer to dry. The bags got flipped over after 5 days or so. After the potatoes began sprouting eyes we dumped the bags into more mini bulk bags so they could be taken to the fields and planted (yes, they plant potatoes in February!). It was a lot of labour and long days.
We spent a couple of fun days planting mushrooms as well which was a neat experience. We drilled holes into huge ...
... the sea and hitting Hokkaido - it was such a contrast to Omiya, everything was white. Landing in New Chitose airport was cool, there was a snowstorm heading towards the airport as we landed but luckily we missed it.
So there you go, a brief overview of my training weeks, 11th - 24th January! I will hopefully update a proper detailed post about the last 4 days of experiences in SNOWY Sapporo. I'll make this more detailed soon - at least I posted something, right??
Short entry today again.
Went to meet my host mothers sister for lunch at a restaurant in Mito today where they do sumo-style food. So big massive pot filled with everything. Apparently they have one to themselves and then go to sleep afterwards and thats how they get tank mode. It was goooood, also tried a 0% alcohol beer which was actually pretty good. After that we went to a wind ...
... temples, shrines, parks, community centers, etc., so figured we’d go explore some of their "12 Scenes in Tokai" and other historical sites.
We rode our bikes several kilometers up to the NW part of town (we’re staying in the SE). It’s always pretty nice riding bikes around here, as there is plenty of farmland, gardens, and traditional houses with ...
... every since.
We went to Kasama twice in 2007, but both times it was dreary and rainy. This was a beautiful clear day (sandwiched in between several days of rain and gray skies, so a doubly nice day to get out), and we wanted to see it in the sunshine. Last time I went with my sister and brother-in-law in early November, there were some gorgeous chrysanthemum displays. This time we were a bit disappointed because, while there were ...
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Other places to stay in Hitachi
1-20-3 Saiwaicho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $131
1-3-5 Saiwaicho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $62
1-5-12 Saiwaicho, Hitachi | 3 star hotelfrom $54
2-15-11 Tagacho, Hitachi | 3 star hotelfrom $52
2-3-25 Saiwaicho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $83
1-10-3 Kashimacho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $50
1-20-2 Kashimacho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $53
2-6-13 Asahicho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $91
1-2-13 Chikokucho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $50
2-1-22 Omikacho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $55