Iriboshi Ryokan

3-28-10 Kawaragocho, Hitachi, Ibaraki, Kanto, 316-0005, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan is located on 3-28-10 Kawaragocho, Hitachi.
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Travel Blogs from Hitachi

And we're back online!

A travel blog entry by britadam on Mar 03, 2012

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... equipment that had just gone on a rampage in the mud (see above). Brittany even made soba (buckwheat noodles) and served it to customers in our hosts' restaurant (I am sure it was quite the experience for the customers to have a waitress that did not know what you were ordering, luckily the restaurant only served soba).

We only had one day off a week, and no internet, so we had to have fun the old fashion way, staring at the fire. We ...

Training!!

A travel blog entry by lani85 on Jan 11, 2011

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... have now discovered exactly what I paid for that call and let me say you should never ever under any circumstances call anyone from the airport... I won't admit exactly what it cost because I still can't believe it myself.

The meeting spot in the airport was luckily right next to the internet cafe so I amused myself on there while waiting for my fellow trainees to arrive. I met Emma first from NZ - who became my awesome roommate. She loves the same British comedy ...

Boxing day (if youre in NZ lol)

A travel blog entry by j-san on Dec 26, 2010

2 comments, 2 photos

Short entry today again.
Went to meet my host mothers sister for lunch at a restaurant in Mito today where they do sumo-style food. So big massive pot filled with everything. Apparently they have one to themselves and then go to sleep afterwards and thats how they get tank mode. It was goooood, also tried a 0% alcohol beer which was actually pretty good. After that we went to a wind ...

Further Tokai-mura Adventures

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj on Oct 29, 2010

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... temples, shrines, parks, community centers, etc., so figured we’d go explore some of their "12 Scenes in Tokai" and other historical sites.

We rode our bikes several kilometers up to the NW part of town (we’re staying in the SE). It’s always pretty nice riding bikes around here, as there is plenty of farmland, gardens, and traditional houses with ...

Kasama Chrysanthemum Festival

A travel blog entry by bassalleckj on Oct 27, 2010

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... of elaborate wire-mold displays, most of the flowers were not yet blooming! I guess timing is everything, and since the festival runs for about a month, apparently the best time to go is towards the end.

They're also known for "Kiku-ningyo," mannequins dressed in costumes made of chrysanthemums. We got to see those this time, and they're quite elaborate. Some of the flowers were already wilting a bit; they must have to ...