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On this page, we will post everything interesting, beautiful, cool, exciting, yummy and fun we found around Lake Biwa!

Terraced rice fields in Ogi

Lines of rice seedlings poking up out of the water

The memorial first post is about terraced rice fields around Ogi! Ogi is a farming village nestled on the eastern skirts of Mt. Hiei. Around the small residential area, numerous terraces of rice paddies spread across hills and valleys which look over Lake Biwa far below. While these paddies are basically properties for local farmers’ … Read more

“YUJournal” has started!

Our blog “YUJournal” has now started! On this blog, we will irregurally post whatever attractive about Shiga Prefecture and Lake Biwa.