Mikawaya

Address: 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

Fukuoka

A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 23, 2015

... along her photo album to share her experiences. The students and the parents introduced themselves while Kumiko drew a chart on the board including all of their names. We brought along a box of maple cookies for everyone to enjoy and the group handed out some rice crackers. I made a short speech and we presented each of the participants some souvenirs - pens, maple leaf pins, and tattoos. Our meeting wrapped up at about 4 pm ...

Yanagawa City/ Dazaifu

A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 21, 2015

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... we hopped onto a bus that took us to the starting point of our boat ride along the network of canals that flow through the city. It was a beautiful sunny day - perfect! There were about a dozen of us that filled the river boat called "donko bune" and we set off on a quiet peaceful journey along a very picturesque route. The boat was propelled by a man in traditional dress using a long bamboo pole. Our "driver" kept up a steady dialogue in ...

Hiroshima to Fukuoka

A travel blog entry by joanyoung on May 20, 2015

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... Finally we went to Haruyo's house for dinner where Haruyo had prepared some delicious Japanese food for us. Needless to say, we are eating a lot of good food here! We spent a wonderful evening along with Haruyo's husband Tadashi and her sister Harumi. Even though we all could not speak each other's language, we still were able to share stories, laugh a lot, and enjoy each other's company. It was a very special ...

Day 27: Fukuoka

A travel blog entry by millieandjames on Apr 30, 2015

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... near the hotel (suggested to us by a guy James asked in the street, who placed his hand on James' waist while speaking - he talked for a while!) and the lady recommended some umeshu (plum wine) for Millie - very sweet and very delicious. She also laughed at our Japanese but was helpful enough to correct our terrible pronunciation and put up with our practising. All in all, a mediocre day finished with a great ...

14 Things

A travel blog entry by donnellyramble on Apr 21, 2015

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8) The practicality of limited building space.

Whilst the Japanese carefully look after and restore their cultural sites, both significant or otherwise, they are not afraid to build new developments literally next door to them. There are plenty of tiny shrines surrounded by giant apartment blocks or skyscrapers that directly border on the boundary of the site. This allows maximum use of the space whilst keeping ...