Saitama – The National Women’s Education Center
The Dyke Weekend began at The National Women’s Education Center in Japan in Saitama in 1985 and still is host to the weekends today. Look out for weekends hosted here, as you will be part of a proud tradition and herstory. The Center is a 5 minute walk from Musashi Ranzan station on the Tobu Toju line coming from Ikebukuro station.
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Minami Boso – Discover Japan
Just a 2 hour bus ride from Tokyo station, the Discover Japan lodge is a 2 level natural wood lodge located just a 5 minute walk from the beach, next door to a sento and walking/biking distance from restaurants. Click on the thumbnails below to see more of this fantastic location.
2899-1 Seto, Chikura-cho, Minami Boso, Chiba-ken 295-0004 Japan | Tel/Fax 0470-44-0639
By JR Train:
JR Keiyo line from Tokyo Station. The New Sazanami express trains stop at Tateyama Station and the local will take you the two stops to Chikura Station.
The trains leave from Tokyo Station about every two hours for the two-hour trip to Tateyama. Chikura Station is just a ten minute walk from Nanbo Kokusai Mura.
By JR Highway Bus: Tokyo – Tateyama
The least expensive and most convenient way to travel to the lodge. http://www.jrbuskanto.co.jp/bus_route_e/cotimep01.cfm?pa=2&pb=1&pc=j0010471&pd=0&st=2
10 min from lodge, departure times from Tokyo Station:
11:20 | 14:20 | 16:20 | 18:20
*30 min drive/taxi from lodge.
*Pick up can be arranged if enough of you arrive at the same time
*Or you can take the train from Tateyama to Chikura, but the times vary and are not frequent
Detailed driving directions from Tokyo/Yokohama can be emailed to you upon request. The trip is an easy two hours from Tokyo to Minami Boso via the Aqualine.