Kiso Ryojoan Youth Hostel

634 Obara Shinkai, Kiso-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 397-0002, Japan | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Kiso-machi

Eco Buildings

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 21, 2014

4 comments, 46 photos

Here we go, short and sweet...in Gero aside from tending to the cattle and enjoying the antics of all the animals we spent quite a bit of time working on some construction. Using earth bag building techniques and under the strict observations of our hosts' teacher, we added on a few layers of the soon to be theater space for our host who was a professional puppeteer before taking on a farming career. It was hard ...

Dogs and Cats and Cows, oh my!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 17, 2014

3 comments, 32 photos

... down to the kitchen. About halfway down the stairs the first battle cry echoes through the house, warning any nearby trespassers...dog included...that she is on the way and should be avoided. It's like the promenade of a queen where all the loyal subjects are obliged to absent themselves from the vicinity to leave room for her royal presence to encompass the area. After the first warning call and her subsequent arrival at the food bowl, ...

Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500 on Jul 06, 2014

1 photo

... is basically one street in a river valley with old Edo period wooden structures that have been restored. Our Ryokan seemed to be the center of the town and the largest business. There were a few ice cream shops, a couple soba restaurants, and that's about it. And that was fine, after five days in Tokyo I needed to contemplate a carp pond and generally take it easy. The Ryokan itself was quite beautiful, with both an outer and ...

Kyoto day 1

A travel blog entry by marstravel on Jul 05, 2014

... and before we knew it we were wondering the streets of gion and visiting Maruyama park - the first of many shrines and temples to come ! This was Just north of the famous gion district. This park is the main place to see cherry blossoms during the cherry blossom season. This place was huge and there was so much to see. Gates , temples and suddenly a big statue . I had forgotten how all the tori gates were red . ...

In the Snow, Uphill Both Ways

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 01, 2014

8 comments, 49 photos

... along the way. We spent the evening toasting our accomplishments with a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon and relaxing in the onsen at the campsite. A different turnout than expected as we had anticipated spending a chilly night on top of Yarigatake, but better that we live to tell the tale than die trying. In fact one our determining factors was the repetitive noise of helicopters throughout the preceding weeks. In Azumino and nearby cities, the ...

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This hostel, located on 634 Obara Shinkai, Kiso-machi, is near Kisofukushima Ski Resort.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding