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 - day 2 - last day in Japan

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 11, 2014

15 photos

... fix of my favourite Japanese dish, ramen noodles, in a place which was a self proclaimed 'ramen stadium' which is apparently one of the best in Japan. I picked up a few final presents and had a last go in one of the Japanese arcades before heading back to the hostel to sort my things for the flight. Tomorrow I fly to Bangkok, Thailand arriving around 2ish local ...

Fukuoka - Sumo Day!

A travel blog entry by joca92 on Nov 10, 2014

28 photos

... sumo tournaments the calibre of Rikishi(athletes) improves as the day goes on and the audience number follows a similar pattern. When I arrived at 9am there were around 20 people in the whole arena. But as the day went on it gradually increased until around 3.30pm when the main fights began. Sumo is like most Japanese ancient arts in its use of strong rituals, such as respect for your opponent, ...

Ibiza!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Oct 13, 2014

4 comments, 118 photos

... Every morning we walked the dog and enjoyed a history lesson about Hita city and in the evening enjoyed home cooked traditional Japanese food. On our days off we toured the local Sapporo factory and enjoyed the local onsen (still one of my favorite Japanese experiences). We lived with our hosts extended family...Hideki and Junco and their respective parent (Hideki's dad just turned 100 this year). At the end of our visit, Hideki loaded us up with organic brown rice and ...

Ceramics and Pottery

A travel blog entry by tbugs1 on Oct 07, 2014

34 photos

... being so old, I had to make do with the protector from the new GF6. It is slightly smaller but will have to do.

We had a udon dinner at a small restaurant on the basement level of the train station. Cheapest meal yet at 490 yen pp. We made a quick trip to the Tokyu Hands department store for a quick look see.

By the time we got back to the hotel, it was almost 9pm. Time for the obligatory laundry and blog. ...

Beautiful Sunshine, today

A travel blog entry by amybrownstein on Oct 07, 2014

27 photos

... die with the other.

We took a taxi to a pedestrian mall and wandered through the shops. We did see the typical tourist junk venues but places local frequent. Our taxi driver spoke English well, and was concerned we would not be able to get back to the ship. He wrote directions for us to give the next driver.

The goodbye and sail away featured precision Japanese drummers. They were upbeat and energetic. It was a wonderful ending to a nice ...