Mikawaya

2222 Mukaijima, Okawa, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu-Okinawa, 831-0005, Japan | Ryokan
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Fukuoka

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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Caught a bus to Fukuoka - my rail pass is finished. Buses are about half the price of rail, although that does depend on whether you get a fast train ( Shinkensen), a super express, an express or a local train. I wanted to try the intercity buses and it was only a 2.5 hour ride anyway. Pretty good too.
Continually surprised by how hilly ( mountains!!!) Japan is, and how much is covered by forest. The trip from Nagasaki to Fukuoka ...

An Eggcelent Way to Start the Morning.

A travel blog entry by trvstrvs

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... is why the statue had to constantly pray for peace. Maybe when the Gods answer his prayer, the Fountain turns on? Anyway, I trudged along. Off to find the A-Bomb hypocenter, visit Nagasaki's Atomic Bomb Museum, and see the Peace Memorial.


Not far from Peace park, though up an unpleasant hill, sit the Atomic Bomb Museum. It opened at 8:30am, so I had to wait for about 20 minutes. I used this time to walk around the entrance to the "Hall for the Atomic ...

Brief Luxury

A travel blog entry by markkacik

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Softly lit river tour boats glide across the placid canals passing banks lined with tiny bamboo food stalls each releasing a cloud of steam carrying the aroma of freshly cooked seafood. Young musicians line the canal banks next to a few costumed mime actors.

This is a lay-over stop at this lovely seaside resort city and I was not disappointed when I was forced ...

Yatta! (I did it)

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

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... I wanted to treat him for looking after me so well over the past few days. As I said before, Andy is a very trusting soul and he didn't argue, being ready at the appointed time and following me, as I led him to his mystery treat.

As we neared the venue, I eventually had to ask directions of a young lady, who went out of her way and took us to the Symphony Hall. When we arrived and entered the foyer, Andy saw the poster advertising the Kodo performance; the look ...

Move right along - nothing to see here!

A travel blog entry by andynbaza

Struggled to get to sleep last night and didn't wake until just before nine. Roused Andy, who'd also not had a good night, washed and shaved and, as the foot didn't feel too bad, decided to go in search of a pharmacy to get some ibuprofen. Well, the foot didn't feel too bad - until I tried to put my shoe on, when it changed to pure agony.

The reception staff don't speak much English but I've brought my 'Japanese for Busy People', courtesy of my ...

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