Address: 654-1 Ikadachishimozaiji-cho, Otsu, Shiga, Kinki, 520-0352, Japan | B&B
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Food tour and a mountain climb

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 12, 2015

1 comment, 12 photos

... one just to get us ready to climb a mountain. On the way home on the train we stopped at a very well known Fushimi Inari Shirine. This has been voted number one on trip advisor and I can see why. Personally I think some of the other places we visited were better culturally but this one has popular appeal due to the huge number of red lacquered temple shaped archways that line the pathway up Mount Inariyama. The walk was really good, got the heart rate pumping due to the ...

Jaywalking is illegal in Japan!

A travel blog entry by juliebowers on Sep 10, 2014

5 comments, 18 photos

... engineering given that it dates from 1633.
Many young people were dressed in Kimono which was lovely to see.

Leaving the temple, the neighbourhood has been restored to show off beautiful old wooden houses, traditional shops, teahouses and restaurants. Really pretty. There were also a couple of Geisha in full regalia with their faces painted white which really added to the atmosphere.

On passing a doorway, ...

So much for going "old school"!!!!

A travel blog entry by rcarosso on Jun 20, 2014

1 comment, 23 photos

... make our 5:29 train we heard "Carossos" shouted as we entered Kyoto station. And then we had "Small World" moment number two as three Kekaulike teachers, Jan Matsushita, Ronnie Kihara, and Kehau Kahoohanohano were just coming out of the station. Crazy! Finally made it to restaurant in Osaka, had a great traditional Japanese dinner featuring fresh seafood from Hokkaido, and made our weary way back to Daisuke's to rest our feet. ...

The day of train mishaps

A travel blog entry by otrembarific on Apr 17, 2014

12 photos

... the hotel on Tokyo and when we go in buildings that say the AC is on they are warmer then outside. We rode the Shinkansen to Odawara where we had to transfer to a regional train, the Hakonetozan. Our stop was supposed to be 9 stops away. But after 4 it started back the other way. No wonder everyone else got off. So we got off at the next stop back and had to board a new train heading back where we wanted to go, then transfer to ...

Day trip to Nara

A travel blog entry by guykb on Sep 20, 2013

14 photos

... on this more crowded train we could people-watch much more effectively. Across from us was a French woman with her adult son and his Japanese girlfriend. It was very interesting watching the dynamics and especially watching the mother be particularly French as she cast a disdainful eye over most of the other passengers. By the time we got home we were once again exhausted but had experience a fantastic day. We finished it off with dinner in a ramen bar (noodles), enjoying a tasty ...