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

Day 11 journey to the home of ramen...

A travel blog entry by daveheidibaker on Apr 08, 2015

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... It was the perfect warming comforting dinner after a long day. The broth was rich without being fatty and the addition of the fresh garlic was delicious. We were also pleased to have finally mastered eating an egg with chopsticks!! It was so yummy we ended up ordering a refill noodles between us! Another day mostly travelling over we retired to bed looking forward to our trip to Miyajima Island ...

Soaking up the culture

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 07, 2015

2 comments, 26 photos

... is encouraged to buy a lock and pledge your undying love on the 3rd floor - we did draw the line at that, although we did do that once on one of the holy mountains of China and we are still together!

There is a very small beach along the Fukuoka Coast, it must be crowded if everyone turns out for a day at the beach! There was a lovely building with pool on the beach, which we thought was a hotel but learned later it was a place for weddings, as well ...

A little out of the way

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 06, 2015

21 photos

... all other temples in the region, now only a bronze Bonsho bell, which is the oldest one in Japan, and a few Buddhist statues survive. The temple looked rather rundown, but some construction work was being done on the adjoining Ordination Hall, so perhaps it will be revitalised. There were a few Japanese visitors while we were there, but not the crowds attending the Temangu Shrine.

On our way home, we ran into a group of women ...

Fukuoka City Tour

A travel blog entry by mktravels on Feb 24, 2015

6 photos

... metro.

Our little jolly around the city, took us 9 hours, only punctuated by a few coffee stops, the odd temple and a little shopping. As with most asian cities, there is always a huge difference between day and night. The streets during the daytime are filled with pretty girls shopping in huge department malls, and an array of different coffee shops and fast food places.

However, at about ...

Nervous start to Japan

A travel blog entry by mktravels on Feb 23, 2015

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... amazingly friendly as were the customers. We left, armed with the usual 'I'm a vegetarian' translations on a postcard and a good local knowledge of what to do in Fukuoka.

It was such a relaxed friendly atmosphere we could have stayed there all night, but were very disciplined and left after two beers which avoided a leaving party and arriving party on consecutive nights.




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