Ryokan SHIBAYA in Kanazawa - Japanese Style Hostel

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

drunk2

     7:15AM
     
30th September  cloudiness  There is no worry of rain.


          
Tonight is this!
plum wine(umeshu)!
It is sweet and refreshing taste with hints of plum.
I was totally drunk tonight!!



drunk

     7:20AM
     
29th September  cloudiness  The clouds will clear out in the afternoon。


        
We had this wine tonight.
I am totally drunk!!
Good night, I'll see you in tomorrow.



FUNKY MOKEY BABYS

     7:40AM
     
28th September  cloudy with occasional showers


   
I have just won!
Signature colored paper of FUNKY MOKEY BABYS!
They are famous singer in Japan.



Japanese music

     7:20AM
     
27th September  shine  There is a chance of showers in the evening.


   
   
      
Ishikawa child Japanese music ensemble


Hayaku - A Time Lapse Journey Through Japan

     8:40AM
     
26th September  shine  clear autumn sky



Mr.Joost and Mr.Eric!
Thank you for your wonderful videos.



A Moment in Tokyo

     9:00AM
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25th September  cloudiness  It's windy out there.






cycle parking

     7:15AM
     
24th September  cloudiness  The sky looks threatening.



Funny picture reached!
I have never seen this approach in Kanazawa city.



Autumnal Equinox Day

     8:00AM
     
23rd Sptember  rain  gradual clearing


Today is the national holiday, Autumnal Equinox Day "Shubun no hi".
In Japan, Autumnal Equinox Day is the middle day of a seven-day Buddhist ceremony period.
And on Autumnal Equinox Day, the sun rises in the due east and sets in the due west, and the day and night have the same length.

   
cluster amaryllis

harvest moon

     7:20AM
     
22nd September  rain  driving rain


          
Today is harvest moon.
The many Japanese enjoy the full moon and offer it dumplings and Japanese pampas grass.
We were not able to see the full moon in Kanazawa, because it was a pity it's raining.




tiding

     7:15AM
     
21st September  cloudy then sunny  It's hot and humid.


   

   
This is the photographs from the guest using Shibaya.
Rishirito (Rishiri Island) is small island near the northern tip of Hokkaido.
There is Mount Rishiri in that island center.
The guest has the face towel of Shibaya at the top of Mt. Rishiri!!
When it climbs a mountain, he is always drying the sweat and a runny nose with this towel.



Respect-for-the-Aged Day

     8:30AM
     
20th Sptember  cloudiness  a chilly morning


        
In Japan, today is a national holiday called Respect-for-the-Aged Day.
It was established to show respect for elderly people, who have contributed to society for many years.
Japanese gentian is a flower presented on Respect-for-the-Aged Day.



afternoon snack

     7:40AM
     
19th September  shine  clear autumn sky 



   

   
Today's afternoon snack were famous confection of Sendai city called "haginosato".
I have a huge sweet tooth!
  


purple Okinawan sweet potato

     6:50AM
     
18th September  shine  balmy morning


   
Beniimo, a kind of vegetable made in Okinawa, is enjoyed by many for its very distinctive flavor.
Beniimo' natural sweetness is very delicious.


homemade cookies

     7:15AM
     
17th September  rain  rain chicken coops


  

  
Here are some homemade cookies.
Try some!!


dish baked au gratin

     7:20AM
     
16th September  rain  a chilly morning


     

     

     

     
Today's guests was high school student's sports team.
In response to your request, we made the gratin.



The sky in Kanazawa city

     7:10AM
     
15th September  cloudiness  There is crisp air of autumn in this morning.


every time it rains

     7:10AM
     
14th September  shine  There is a crisp air.


   
It seemed to have rained at the dawn.
There is a nip of fall in the air with every time it rains.





sky

     8:10AM
     
13th September  rain  It's raining so heavily.


     3:00PM
     
The rain stopped and the blue sky is out in the afternoon.
The mornings and evenings are cool to some tune.



good friend

     6:45AM
     
12th September  rain  It's just spitting.


   
They all went to different high school.
They all always take care of each other!




yellowtail

     7:15AM
     
11th September  shine  The heat returned.



   
This is a yellowtail.
My uncle caught it off the coast of Uchinada this morning.


   
 The special today is raw yellowtail "sashimi"!



Ishikawa gate

     7:15AM
     

10th September  shine  It seems like it's going to get hot today.



   
The Ishikawa gate of Kanazawa Castle is engaged in repairs to help preserve.
Unfortunately, it is covered with boardwalk now.




elevator (lift)

     7:15AM
     
9th September  cloudiness  a sullen sky



        
The front door of Shibaya is on the second floor.

   
You must avoid climbing the stairs with a heavy luggage.
Please take the elevator(lift) to the front desk of 2nd floor.
Please just let me know!




Typhoon No9

     7:10AM
     
8th September  rain

It rained off and on all day due to typhoon.
But no typhoon damage was done because it swerved off from Kanazawa city.



training seminar

     7:15AM
     
7th September  shine  It's supposed to rain in the afternoon.
A typhoon is on its way to Kanazawa City.



   
The Kanazawa city hotel inn union training seminar was a lecture by small and medium enterprise management consultant Mr.toda.
It is evolve to become a challenge.
I have to give it his all!



Flower Arrangement

     7:30AM
     
6th September   clear in the morning, and cloudy later


   
I arranged the entrance with a new flower this morning.
A flower's life is short in this hot weather.



Graves

     7:45AM
     
5th Sptember  shine  it's just muggy.

   

   
I visited the family graves.
Usually, people have it at the bon holiday.
However, I have become today by the work-related matter.



Sports Festival

     9:40AM
     
4th Seputember  shine  It will be in the midst of hot day.


   
A sports festival called Nenrinpic will be held from 9th to 12th October in Kanazawa.
It is expected that accommodations will be crowded.
Please be forewarned.



good rain

     7:15AM
     
3rd September  shine  There are fluffy white clouds.

     8:30AM  
     
The weather is getting worse and from 8:30AM to about 10:00AM, we had good rain after a long interval.


shelf fungus

     7:20AM
     
2nd September  shine  We're going to have another hot day.


   
What's that?
This is shelf fungus called sarunokoshikake.
So, mashrooms named as chairs of monkeys.
 

  


Nikujaga

     8:45AM
     
1st September  shine  It's hot and humid even in September.



   

   
This is a very popular meal at home in Japan called Nikujaga.
Niku means meat, and jaga means potatoes in Japanese.



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