Morioka New City Hotel

13-10 Moriokaekimaedori, Morioka, Iwate, Tohoku, 020-0034, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Morioka

Long Day......Great Trip!

A travel blog entry by lmkuehnl

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... than the average ITT sponsored tour. "Rugged"...count me in!

We started out with a drive down to an area west of Morioka to see the lava field as the base of Mt. Iwatesan. This dormant volcano is sometimes called the miniature Fuji since it has the same shape as Mt. Fuji, but is only about a third as high. The lava filed draws a good number of Japanese tourists ...

Samurai houses and Japanese Little Chef!

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... good value, including unlimited drink refills which of course we maximised. After a fast supermarket stock up we headed back to the hostel, where the tiny front room was packed with Japanese and a few foreigners eating dinner. We did some travel planning and Tom joined a fun game of Jenga with the group, before heading to our respective male/female tiny bunk rooms for bed. Stayed at Nikko Guesthouse, Nikko [T&J rating: ...

Massive train journey and surreal lakeside village

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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... had the usual onsen style shower (I.e. communal!) which we decided to leave until the morning. We were keen to explore the area, which is set on a very picturesque large lake about 20km in diameter. Once again it was a great day, with the sun still strong at 5pm when we strolled down to the lake. The sight that hit us was a surprising one, with lovely sandy shores, large trees and a good lakeside footpath we'd expect it to ...

Living by the code

A travel blog entry by choy

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... in place, even if some had cleared them away. In some alleys we saw old ladies shovelling away snow and some fields stilled had melting piles of it.

People come to Kakunodate to see the streets of old samurai houses, and walking into that district was impossible to miss. Suddenly there were big gardens surrounding the houses, which themselves were well kept. Some of them were open to the public, so ...

Why Japan will Overcome this Crisis

A travel blog entry by teachoffthemap

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... later.

I awoke the morning of the 11th to an onslaught of messages on facebook of concerned friends in Japan. They described the swaying of the buildings to that of our ship rolling back and forth on the high seas. The video footage was unbelievable. The devastation was a far-cry from the pristine and orderly manner of Japanese culture that I was so accustomed in my five previous visits to Japan.

My earliest memory of Japan dates back ...

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This hotel, located in the Morioka Station area of Morioka, is near Iwate Park (Koen) and Hoonji Temple.
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