Travel Blogs from Hida, Japan

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Free time, Hida-shi, Japan travel blog

Free time

A travel blog entry by guy.luong


Missed a blog entry yesterday. Watching the Giro and the NBA playoffs whilst traveling in another country is really hard! Crashed into bed after a day that shouldn't have been so taxing but somehow sapped our energy. We headed to Hide Furukawa in the ...

Takayama-Hida, Hida Takayama, Japan travel blog


A travel blog entry by wa2y2d


... is in the northern Japanese Alps. It was at one time very isolated from the rest of Japan because of its geography. Japan is about 57% forest, but Hida-Takayama is 72% forest. Hida-Takayama (a sister city with Denver CO) is Japan's largest city in square ...

Sightseeing in Takayama, Takayama-shi, Japan travel blog

Sightseeing in Takayama

A travel blog entry by swisschris


Takayama autumn festival, Hida, Japan travel blog

Takayama autumn festival

A travel blog entry by rachelc


Takayama Autumn Festival At this festival people gathered to watch a marionette performance by hidden puppeteers. It was exciting to see it up close! I really admired the skill of the puppeteers. I'm glad that we could time the trip around the festival. ...

Hida-Takayama, Gifu, Japan Alps, Hida-Takayama, Japan travel blog

Hida-Takayama, Gifu, Japan Alps

A travel blog entry by pedalpaddle


... Also, the pillows and bed were very hard.  I wouldn't stay here again.  My first bad experience in a hotel in Japan.  Maybe that's not too bad after travelling around here for 6 years. The next morning I got up early to wander ...

Shin-Hotaka Onsen & Ropeway, Shin-Hotaka, Japan travel blog

Shin-Hotaka Onsen & Ropeway

A travel blog entry by misocutlet


On the second day of our trip to Takayama, I woke up at five in the morning and took a bath in an outdoor hot spring. Then we left our hotel at nine for the Shin-Hothaka Ropeway, the most popular sight of the area. Unfortunately, it was raining at the ...

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