Tourist Hotel Hitachi
Travel Blogs from Hitachi
... upstairs had not been touched since the earthquake (almost a year ago), so we would stay at their house for the night and clean up the next day.
We did experience our first earthquakes in Japan. During the three weeks we were at the farm we experienced a dozen small earthquakes and tremors. Many of them were small, but a couple woke us up to the house shaking violently. We were able to capture the end of a small one on video which you can ...
... cafe with the most delicious sandwich ever. We managed to convince a few people to come out for a last dinner with us at the soba noodle place again.
Monday was really sad leaving everybody. We all got slowly separated into smaller and smaller groups until it was just me on the train with Derek (a trainer) heading for the airport. My flight was incredible, having seen no snow in Tokyo. The plane flew over snow capped mountains still in Honshu before ...
... which was cool. Not quite Chiaki, but one of the conductors was 17 which is still amazing. Did I mention that there was a kotatsu at my host mothers sisters house ;D. (Jelly?)
The town that this was in was only about 60km away or something but its all through populated areas so it took aaages. The road there had one touge like section but there was traffic...
Dinner was soba and then ...
... roads and pathways winding between them. We didn’t see anything earth-shattering, but some really pretty parks, big beautiful trees and bamboo, and nice quiet temples and shrines. We also rode by an elementary school as it was letting out for the day. It’s always fun to see the kids, be stared at, and have them shout “hello!” practicing their English ...
After visiting the shrine and chrysanthemum festival, we drove up to "Craft Hills Kasama". There’s a beautiful park with amazing sculptures. We especially enjoy the “Forest of Magician Clay” with life-sized fanciful sculptures to engage kids of all ages. We didn’t go through the Ibaraki Ceramic Arts Museum this time (except for the gift shop), but I highly recommend it. They have some beautiful ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Tourist Hotel Hitachi
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
2-6-13 Asahicho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $91
1-16-11 Omikacho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $47
1-2-13 Chikokucho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $50
2-1-22 Omikacho, Hitachi | Hotelfrom $55