Hotel Rapallo

Address: 1-16-11 Omikacho, Hitachi, Ibaraki, Kanto, 319-1221, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 1-16-11 Omikacho, Hitachi.
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Travel Blogs from Hitachi

Mashiko - Day 6 -8

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 18, 2015

14 photos

... how they are learning English. The man who owns the kindergarten is also a monk who them took us to a nearby temple where we practiced meditation. That afternoon we all took a pottery class. Each of us were able the create 2 pieces of pottery. I have included a couple pictures of Jonah behind the wheel.

The next day while the kids were practicing taiko a group of chaperones were able to tour a sake brewery. This is a small brewery where ...

Day 5 Mashiko

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 18, 2015

2 comments, 12 photos

... each of us were able to create two pieces of pottery. This is the second time I have tried this, and as much as I appreciate pottery, the making of it completely baffles me. I can't cannot get that lump of clay to move the way I want it to.

After pottery class, we visited a local pre-school/kindergarten in Mashiko. There we were ...

Let the drumming begin!

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 17, 2015

11 photos

... the Mashiko Museum of Ceramic Art. Unfortunately, we were not allowed to take pictures inside the museum. but we were able to take a group photo in front of a giant ceramic taiko drum that was on display. After the museum, we spent some time shopping at the pottery shops along the road near the museum. I just MIGHT have found something there for Sarah and Norah.

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Day 4

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 17, 2015

1 comment, 1 photo

Today we're going to continue practicing taiko with Eitetsu and his group. Yesterday we met the taiko group from Mashiko and got to play a little with them! They seemed pretty cool but they were younger than I had expected. Most were definitely younger than almost all of us. Anyway, we are going to have a workshop with Eitetsu and hopefully get to play with some of the Mashiko kids. We also plan on doing ...

Day 2 in Mashiko

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 15, 2015

2 comments, 17 photos

Unfortunately, my new blog hit a snog...er.. a snag... when my SLR Sony camera just decided to stop working yesterday. So I am working off my phone, which is not the best camera. I'll be using some combo of my phone and iPad until I can figure out how to fix the camera or buy another.

We began day two with a buffet breakfast at the hotel. The feature item was an outstanding, delicately cooked salmon. This of course, made me miss my daughter ...