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Omi-maiko Beach

One of the most relaxing things I have done this summer was visit Omi-maiko beach on the west side of Lake Biwa.Compared to the water in Otsu, it was much clearer and was very nice for swimming. The beach was a bit rockier than the beaches on Lake Michigan back home, but the water was incredible clear and beautiful. Cevetta and I had a lot of fun trying to find our way to the beach and relaxing al...

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Taking a Trip to Nagahama and Chikubu-shima with Biwako Kisen!

In early June, myself and the other Internship students got to take a trip to Nagahama. We took the train from Otsu to Nagahama station, and then walked to the docks. We took the Biwako Kisen boat "Benten" to Chikubu-shima, the second largest island in Lake Biwa. Chikubushima is very beautiful, and is also home to historical temples. One of the priests on the island even took us around to some of ...

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