Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

at home at Ryokan Shibaya (3 minutes walk from the JR Kanazawa Station)

Guest from France

     6:40AM
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30th September  fall in drops


     
        
       He was kindly and a gentleman.
       Thank you for the mandarin orange. Thank you.


gyoza

     6:40Am  
     
29th September     It's raining

     

              "gyoza "
    
           pot-sticker


     

           "momo man"
           steamed Peach bun
   My children love Chinese food and picky about it !!

"suzu"  Bell jingles

     6:30Am  
     
28th September       There may be rain


img0_s.jpg Bell is "charm against evil"

      "SUZU"    
   Bell jingles are believed to remove evil in Japan.



   
          It is used also in the Shinto shrine.
                          

Guests from Spain

     7:30Am  
     
27th September  occasionally cloudy


              
 They were beautiful and good figure,good fashion sense.
             I envy you ! ! Thank you.



Kanazawa Baji Equestrian Park

     7:50Am 
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26th September  clear in the morning, and cloudy later



pony    

 
 Let's go horseback riding at
            Kanazawa Baji Equestrian Park !!


   

         "with a nice autumn breeze"
         It takes about fifteen-minutes by car.


Boy Scouts

     7:20Am  
     
25th September    clear autumn sky


      

       My son is a member of the Boy Scouts.
        Venture Scouts uniform of Japan
       earn outstanding performance awards

Geisha parties"Ozashiki-asobi"

     7:20Am
     
24th September  Blue sky  There was not a cloud in the sky.         
          

     [ Why don't you join us ? ]
     Geisha parties"Ozashiki-asobi" monitors are wanted!
     This is an opportunity not to be missed!

     geisha

     *******************************************
     We are looking for foreign monitors who participate "Geisha Party"
     and provide us some feedbacks.
     *******************************************

    Ozashiki-asobi

    Dates of the event:
     1) Sep 26th, 2) Oct 17th, 3) Nov 14th, 4) Dec 18th,
     5) Jan 22nd, 6) Mar 20th

     Time: 6:00pm-7:30pm (Dinner)
     7:30pm-8:30pm (Ozashiki-Asobi)

     Place: Cuisine Ryokan Matsumoto
          1-7-2 Owari-cho, Kanazawa City

   Cuisine Ryokan Matsumoto    sea foods hotpot dinner

     Advantages and conditions:
     1.Enrollment fee will be even more discounted to 5000 yen.

     2.Any group up to 4 people including more than 2 foreigners.

     3.We will obtain feedbacks from the monitors
      and publish it on our website with monitor’s photos during the event.
      You may remain anonymous if you wish.

     4.If necessary, we are going to arrange English interpreter upon
       your request for free of charge.

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Guests from Canada

     7:10Am  
     
23rd September  cloudy with a chance of rain


      
         Couple from Canada with great smile
    Wow ! the travel period in Japan for three months !!
    You two take care of each other. Thank you.

sushi topped  

     7:50Am  
     
22nd September    cloudiness



      

        lightly-pressed piece of sushi topped
           with cooked ingredients
         

      
                 red drum and porgy

Kenrokuen garden

      6:20Am
     
21st September       fair skies


     

         Kenrokuen garden of early morning               

            
           
         free admission  5:00AM-7:00AM
 Let's go strolling in Kenrokuen garden getting up early.


udon  (sanuki kamaage)

     6:30Am  
     
20th September        fair skies


     

      
           
              "sanuki kamaage udon"
           hot noodles made of wheat flour
         280 yen   cheap and delicious !!


daughter's dish

     6:20Am  
     
19th September  crystalline autumn morning
        Consecutive holidays start today
             "Silver week"



     

      This is a dessert that the daughter made.
          She is twelve years old.


              

Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius

     7:20Am 
     
18th September    Fine


     
        Gadus macrocephalus Tilesius
       dinner this evening

Convenient bus

     7:20Am 
     
17th September     Fine    
The weather forecast of one week is continuation of fine !! 

   

  Convenient bus for sightseeing tour of the Kanazawa city

Guest from Netherlands

     6:40Am  
     
16th September  clear autumn sky


     
        With the Guest from Netherlands.
      Have a good travel !! Thank you.


bakebanana

     7:10Am  
     
15th September  jpoccasional flurriesg 
     

      
       Would you care for dessert?
      vanilla ice cream and chocolate-coated
         "bakebanana"

Shiba Curry

     7:50AM
     
14th September  Fine


       
          The Shibaya's Curry Rice named
            "Shiba Curry"        
               Dig in !!

Sky in Kanazawa

     7:10Am  
     
13th September   The rain has stopped and the sun is out.  


Shibaya's Entrance

      7:20Am     
     
12th September    With its raining , cool days. 
           Fall has really arrived.      



          

              Newly arranged flowers
        at the entrance of Ryokan Shibaya  


Green aubergine

     7:10Am  
     
11th September  clear in the morning, and cloudy later


     
               Green aubergine
        It is unusual vegetable in Japan.
        Vegetable in India and China?

son's dish

     6:00Am       
     
10 th September      fair weather



     


     

      < maaboo-doofu >
         Fiery hot tofu, Chinese-style
         My 14-year-old son made it.
          delicious !!



     

      He is making a lunch box
            and went Junior high school .

watarigani

      6:20AM       
     
9th September  bring overcast skies


     
         < watarigani >
    This is crab that was hooked with the net off
    the coast of Uchinada this morning.
    My uncle captured it.
    The uncle is a fisherman 80-year-old !


Flower

     6:20Am
     
8th September  cloudiness



       

      Got Flower.  What name is this Flower?
        look suspiciously like Broccoli..... 
  
 

scallop

     7:00Am       
     
7th September   shine   fresh morning


     
            Grilled Scallop

     
            sauteed with butter     

Light-up Bus

     7:00Am
     
6th September   shine Is lingering summer heat severe?


     

               Light-up Bus      
Alleys of Light-up and Flowers in Kanazawa

A round tour bus visits a lit-up zones and
buildings in the center of Kanazawa every Saturday evening.

morning-glory

     6:45Am
     
5th september       cloudy day



        

               Morning glory seeds
      white, purple flower bloomed in summer


Jazz Street

     6:40Am
     
4th september          cloudy day


     
               Kanazawa City Hall


            
            
          2009.9/19,20,21,22
     Please come to see Kanazawa Jazz Street.

miso soup

     6:00Am 
     
3rd September   Cloudy  a gray sky


      
            miso soup     
   freshwater clam≪shijimi≫and seaweed≪wakame≫
   Miso soup is a daily essential in Japan.


natto

     6:30Am
                 
2nd September  Fine skies   



     

           Fermented soybeans <Natto>              

        
               Have you tried natto?

salmon and prawn's marinade

     7:00Am
     
1st September  Blue sky  There was not a cloud in the sky. 

         
                
     
           Salmon and prawn's marinade,   
            breakfast this morning.        
                             

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Author:Kanazawa Shibaya
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E-mail:
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Address:
2-19-7, Honmachi Kanazawa city, Ishikawa 920-0853
Tel & Fax:
+81-(0)76-222-3270