Minami Hikone Station Hotel

Address: 289 Koizumi-cho, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0043, Japan | Inn
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This inn is located on 289 Koizumi-cho, Hikone.
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    Travel Blogs from Hikone

    Cabin Camping then Kick Back Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by marybc on Jun 11, 2014

    28 photos

    ... at night is pretty interesting. Young women with pasty white faces being whisked off in expensive cars. There is a Geisha school in Kyoto. The word Geisha translates as "arts person". At the school they become skilled at traditional music, dance and games and learn to be entertainers who act as hostesses.
    On our last morning in Kyoto we wandered through the Ryosoku-in Temple & Museum, crossed over the bridge to do some more wandering ...

    Past the chatter

    A travel blog entry by kim.orlesky on Apr 25, 2014

    25 photos

    ... first. I doubt I will hear from him for at least a month, and I'm okay with that. I have a lot of ground to cover in that time. While I'm travelling my days seem infinite, but back home they feel mundane and a month will pass by faster there than here. I need to remember that. My dream reminded me of a Japanese belief, stolen from the Chinese, about soul mates. In tradition it is believed that two people are tied together by an invisible red thread by the fingers. It is ...

    Crafty Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by the_saws1 on Oct 25, 2013

    4 photos

    ... a hive of activity, in fact it's a sensory overload with the hustle and bustle of the sellers, the smell of the fish and lots to look at.
    We go to Pontocho for some dinner, which is an oldy worldly street and we have a set menu and I have my first Saki, not bad! The set menu includes tofu, tempura veg and fish, sashimi, sukiyaki with rice and pickles and rice balls with custard in them. The sashimi (pieces of raw ...

    Temples, Lecture by students and dinner

    A travel blog entry by sylvie.abrams on Jun 11, 2013

    ... the room and proceeded with the service. She served us a different type of tea and desert shaped into flowers explaining each. It was a lovely experience. We then went to two temples not quite as nice as ones from days before but they were close to apt and decided to check them out. We went to Kyoto University and saw two students give their lecture on their research and Marc ...

    Japan Reflections

    A travel blog entry by f.goldthorpe on Oct 15, 2012

    3 comments, 10 photos

    ... task. It didn't matter if the job was as a highway flagman, a hotel maid or a seat cleaner in the railway station . Through many discussions over the month we learned that Japanese workers NEVER get more than a week off at a time . They were astounded at the odyssey Graeme and I are embarked upon. The hours they work far surpass the average Canadian work week as well.
    It became clear early in our trip that this dedication to work meant I didn't even ...