Gyokushoen Arai

284 Toi, Izu, Shizuoka, Chubu, 410-3302, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Izu

Off To See The Mountain

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... with a decent tourist town at one end, where we hopped off the boat to explore. It was a very hot and sunny day but luckily we walked through the forest to many of our destinations. We strolled through a set of Shinto shrines where another traditional wedding was taking place. These shrines were decorated with many intricate dragons, even the purifying water stations had dragon-shaped fountains. A short ...

To Hakone

A travel blog entry by pandasphere

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... train in the middle of the country. The one hour ride was easy after that. At Odawara, we transferred to a local train for a few stops. And then transferred again at Hakone-Yumato to an even smaller local train for Gora! Choosing a weekend to visit a hot spring resort area was not the best idea since all the trains were packed with locals taking a day trip or on a weekend getaway. After reaching our final destination, I treated myself to some black ...

It's my birthday and I'll do whatever I want to!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... frame the entire valley of Ito and below us a small creak meandered around on its way to the ocean, a mere two minute walk from our room. I think at that point we had already entered paradise, but then a band started playing live music from a stage out on the river and it just got better from there.

We spent the afternoon enjoying fresh fresh sashimi bowls topped with who knows what kind of fish including some minuscule ...

More soaking and procrastinating

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... was following a computercourse on Windows and she had to leave as it was about to begin. At first i wanted to go back straight to the hotel but i found a nice path along the river and decided to follow it for a while. It was a narrow footpath lined with a lot of trees but it had some brilliant views of the riverside. I could see Koi swimming in the river and i managed to take some nice pictures since the weather had also cleared up ...

Time to soak!

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... realy warm and tired i decided to stay in and have me some cold beers. I met Evelyn from Germany and she had the same plans as me on taking it easy. Since she bought a couple differrent beers she came up with the idea to have a beertasting. That was pretty cool, tasting and judging different kinds of Japanese beer. They actually have a couple of pretty good ones here. :-) At around half past 11 i felt really tired and went of to bed. Tomorrow it's a full day of soaking in the ...

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This ryokan is located in the Toi Onsen area of Izu.
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