Category Archives: Hagi

Japan 2016: August 3

Hagi Matsuri mikoshi

Eating watermelon (suika, スイカ) after the local mikoshi parade.

She’s “only 55”

Sashimi donburi set in Masuda

Finger sacks at the pharmacy

Flaming abalone in butter, bought for us by a Yonago veterinarian at the sushi restaurant


Hagi Matsuri participation: get a headband, help push a mikoshi around the neighborhood, eat some watermelon

Drive along the coast from Hagi to Yonago

Excellent donburi lunch in Masuda at 田吾作

Check in to Rest House Kaike Onsen

Amazing sushi dinner at なる美寿司

Japan 2016: August 2

At the Hagi Seaside Market

Elaine san shopping at the Hagi Seaside Market

Creepy display at Yuzu Honten

Nice Hagi Yaki that we could not afford.

Elaine’s yakiniku birthday dinner–Kenran at Midoriya Farm

Hagi Natsu Matsuri (Summer Festival)


ELAINE’S 40TH BIRTHDAY

Hagi yaki shopping

Lunch at Hagi fish market

Yuzu Honten, soft serve

Hagi glass center

More Hagi yaki shopping

Matsuri stroll, dragon dance

Beach viewing

Midori yakiniku restaurant

Matsuri stroll

Japan 2016: August 1

Hagi old town.

Ensei-ji: rotating the earthquake-proof supports underneath this huge stone lantern.

Ensei-ji: Elaine with fellow 1976 Dragon and Ensei-ji guide Masako.

The lighthouse and fish tanks at Hagi Shinkai. Your dinner is in there.

Hanabi (fireworks) on the beach during the Hagi Summer Festival.


Hagi old town, former residence tours (Takayoshi Kido, Aoki Shūsuke)

Enseiji, tour 

Hagi yaki shopping

Lunch at Hotoritei

Hagi pottery museum

Hagi Shinkai (fish restaurant)

Hanabi on the beach (Hagi Natsu Matsuri/Summer Festival)

Japan 2016: July 31

“Dutch Iced Coffee,” grocery store cafe in Shin Osaka

I know the difference.

Mr. Yamaguchi

Our rental car at the Joei-ji parking lot.

View of the “Sesshutei” garden at Joei-ji.


Shinkansen to Shin Yamaguchi

Bento box lunch from Shin Ōsaka station

Pick up rental car, test drive around the neighborhood

Joei-ji temple

Drive to Hagi, check in to Hostel Hagi Time

Walk through Hagi shopping arcade, grocery store

Dinner at こづち Kozuchi Izakaya