Travel Blogs from Mihara
... spectacular views of the hillside, river and huge boulders below...think Puffing Billy on steroids! An awesome experience! As dusk fell we headed to a quaint riverside town to witness cormorant fishing. Birds on leashes, diving for fish from ancient looking boats. The fishermen keep the large fish while the birds get the rest. Sake on the banks of the river, in the rain, with paper lanterns swaying in the breeze completed our day. This was the longest. Home after ...
... bike paths are clear. I passed through 8 Islands and 7 bridges. Each bridge is designed very unique and different from the other one. I landed at the Sunrise Itoyama bicycle terminal for the night for 4200¥ per night. The bath is quite an experience in the form of the Japanese ...
... Onomichi was within reach so I could chill all day and take it easy. Or so I thought.. Time was only 9am and according to the map on the side of the road the swimming beach was approx 4km in the opposite direction from the cycling route. But I figured that it was a bit much to get there that early. I would be burnt to a crisp long before noon. So I though why not following the route for a couple of hours and see the island and then make a turn and follow road 376 ...
... lasted a whopping 5 weeks! I arrived in Imabari just before 1pm. The trainride to get here was only an hour and that was the slow train that stops every 2 minutes and lets more and more people on who all search the cart frenetically so they don't have to sit next to a stranger - specially not me. I could have arrived early and spent the day in Imabari but I had no rush leaving Matsuyama. It's a pretty city. The black castle on the hill. ...
... do you think? Dad went back to ask for directions and one of the patrons kindly showed us that it was just three shops away from the bar! (We are the worst!). The patron then made sure the chef knew we were there. Then the barman came out to check that we were ok - great service! Our food of choice tonight was okonomiyaki. It is a savory think pancake, topped with Chinese cabbage, bean sprouts,seafood and topped with soba noodles (which are lovely ...
Other places to stay in Mihara
64-25 Zennyuji, Hongo-cho, Mihara | Hotelfrom $96
2-2-2 Shiro-machi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $59
3-7-14 Shiromachi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $42
1-2-1 Shiromachi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $55
1-9-2 Shiro-machi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $92
1-10-15 Shiro-machi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $50
1-3-5 Yakata-machi, Mihara | Hotelfrom $80
1426-1 Hongo-cho Hongo, Mihara | Hotelfrom $48