Mikawaya

2222 Mukaijima, Okawa, Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu-Okinawa, 831-0005, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan is located on 2222 Mukaijima, Okawa.
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Travel Blogs from Okawa

Ceramics and Pottery

A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 07, 2014

34 photos

... fly from the bowl on to the table or the fish will swim. The cherry blossoms will grow a branch from the bowl and more flowers will bud from the branch.

There was another room where a couple had donated their whole pottery and ceramic collection numbering pieces in the thousands. Most pieces had gone to this museum but several thousand more had gone to the British Museum, of all places.

There ...

Beautiful Sunshine, today

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Oct 07, 2014

27 photos

... These floats weigh a ton and are carried by teams of men. The Kushida Shrine was founded in 757. Here the local people continue to pray for prosperity and good health. We saw many locals perform the rituals, which begin with hand washings.

We visited Fukuoka Tower, a city landmark, standing 767 feet tall and covered with 8,000 half-mirrored panels. The tower functions as a broadcast antenna for radio and TV stations. The tower is a must ...

Dental Appointment in Fukuoka, Japan

A travel blog entry by jackwcummings on Oct 07, 2014

5 comments, 3 photos

... it was to sit facing the two young ladies serving us. They got to try out their English while we stumbled with our limited Japanese. After consuming our two curry, rice and meat dishes and beer, we said goodbye and Barbara asked where the nearest bathroom was, whereby one of the young ladies left her lunch counter and escorted us out of the “floor” to the restrooms. What service!! Needless to say, we have fallen in love with ...

On the way to Hakata

A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 06, 2014

34 photos

... the pears with Lynne and John. At least I am getting some fruit in my diet, not much though and definitely hardly any vege in the diet.

The ride on the Ibusuki no Tamatebako through to Ibusuki was along the coastline. We could see Sakura-jima, the active volcano. Once again, no spewing ash cloud. There bench seats available facing the window. We hardly sat at our reserved seat. We had 8 minutes at Ibusuki before doing it all again in reverse. The train ...

Nice Day in Nagasaki

A travel blog entry by paablo on Sep 17, 2014

9 photos

... staircases on the map; however Google Maps did not understand these as legitimate walking paths so I figured we would just stick to the road. As we followed the plotted course, a village seemed to follow the mountain as we ascended. It was quite steep and there were no steps, after all it was just a road. Within no time our calves were burning with the rage of a thousand suns. We could not keep this up for the entirety of the hike.

We saw some ...