Altier Hotel Kiitanabe

1-77 Shimoyashikimachi, Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 646-0032, Japan | Hotel
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Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc


... the cutest little uniform. Grandpa is looking after the kids after school which means Yumi, Shane and I don't have to rush home.
Turns out Yumi had never seen the Gyuba-doji Statue so we began our day with the three of us walking to the site. We were all amazed to see a number of bright orange crabs on the trail.... must have been fresh water 'tree' crabs ?? out to enjoy the morning rain???!! From there Shane and I continued to walk (in ...

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... Ha Long Bay in Vietnam. It really is a spectacular setting, and the opportunity to experience this in such a special way is really unique. Speaking of unique…we had a fantastic private dinner this evening that was certainly memorable.
As we walked into our dining room, we saw a huge plate of all types of sashimi awaiting us. In addition to the standard types of sashimi, there was fresh bonita (even more tender than maguro tuna and really ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... on a limited basis, until shortly after WW1, when the military component of the country began to assert itself much more strongly. This ultimately led to a very aggressive military campaign by the Japanese to dramatically expand their territory, with the ill-fated attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
The major cities and the entire country were bombed unmercifully during the ensuing four years, culminating with the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... lose perspective.
They did provide us with a translation of the dharma used for the service, and it focused on the pursuit and attainment of perfect wisdom, which is said to cast out all fear (Biblical) as well as to remove desire, greed and material needs from one’s life. One of the interesting phrases they included was “in matter there is emptiness, and in emptiness there is matter”. They encourage their worshippers to ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin


... several hills covered with forests (nothing is a proper mountain anymore after Nepal). It's particularly nice because the path is dotted with over 100 small shrines which we used to measure our progress - although technically I think we were meant to pray or perform some kind of ritual at each one.

It rained heavily on the first day but being proper hardcore pilgrims and not wanting the divine beings to be disappointed with us we pressed ...


This hotel, located on 1-77 Shimoyashikimachi, Tanabe, is near Adventure World.
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