Futabaso

1377 Matsubara, Hikone, Shiga Prefecture, Kinki, 522-0002, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Hikone

Rides and Pretty Lights

A travel blog entry by tiffanyjo22

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Slowly finding time to update my blog. Sunday was a slowish day, had a sleep in before heading to a World Culture Day event were I met Yuri, a nice Japanese girl who wanted to practice English with me and asked to be my friend. We've now sent a couple of emails but without Caitlin to translate, the conversation doesn't go far. Afterwards we went and ordered far too much Chinese but had yummy dumplings so it was all good.

Yay, Monday ...

The Cat's Castle

A travel blog entry by vandna

Many of the Japanese cities we visited had mascots, but this city's mascot was the best of all - a white cat wearing a Samurai helmet and red cape. No sword in sight though, so I am guess that this is a pacifist Samurai cat. (check out video).

Anyway, John and I visited the cat to see a really beautiful structure (Hikone Castle is rated among the top three in Japan, along with ...

A day of work in Kyoto

A travel blog entry by joshhodapp

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I had a great tour guide. Her name was Esther, and she is a Kyoto-based architect and designer, who took me around and showed me some great things. Kyoto is extremely rich in heritage and culture. The emperor used to live here, but relocated to Tokyo ...

The First Week of Trident

A travel blog entry by ly.lutes

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... already have so little time to relax since I try to keep up with my travel journal every night. So, we'll see if I actually get around to studying for the proficiency test. After school I usually come home and hang out with the kids outside before dinner. After dinner we all take showers, put the kids to bed, and Kaeko-san and I usually watch this Japanese drama called Jin until 11pm and then we go to sleep. Sometimes, ...

First Weekend--Getting to Know Asahi

A travel blog entry by ly.lutes

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... saying "ごちそうӕ 3;までしたʌ 81;" (a general "good job" for basically anything and the Japanese use it all the time), so I felt pretty welcome. The next neighborhood I went to was much more traditional. Every house had a small garden with native Japanese plants and sliding paper doors. I did not see many adults in this neighborhood, but I did see a few kids out and about riding their bikes. This neighborhood also had a ...

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