Folklore says that during the times of castle building in 17th century, all stones were shipped to Edo (now Tokyo) except for one stone, which is the ボ泣き石. “ボ(bo)” is the sound that the stone makes to weep and “泣き(naki)” means ‘to cry’. Some say that the stones still cry at night times in remembrance […]
Izu-Okawa is a humble, small village with about 700 residents living together coherently. While it isn’t the flashy urban style living, there are some quite interesting places you can explore while you are in town. Check out the following PDF for things to do in the area. Click here for the file link.
the Other House is just about 1 minute away from Izu-Okawa station!!! (Click here for how to get here from Narita and Haneda airports ) Explanation of how to get to The Other House from the Izu-Okawa station. Click below for downloadable PDF. TOH_The Other House – directions 1. After exiting the train, cross the […]
Map of Izu Peninsula by Satoko Ushjima, store manager at Haco.Cafe in Atami. (tripvisor) Print it out, paint on it, color it, do whatever!