Business Hotel Central

722-5 Takara Yukawacho, Gobo, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 644-0011, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 722-5 Takara Yukawacho, Gobo.
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Travel Blogs from Gobo

The week of June 28th-6th of July

A travel blog entry by eminternational on Jul 07, 2014

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... We also met a lady who travels to different temples around Japan (with a small backpack) and prays to the gods there. At Kimii Dera there was some beautiful scenery, plus a tonne of stairs.

We also traveled to Kishi Station where we met the famous cat Tama, who was adopted by the station. In April 2006, to cut costs the railway line was going to be closed, however Tama was appointed the only ...

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc on Jun 06, 2014

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... of space.... and that was before we found out Yumi's husband was the architect. The living room (where we slept) was a tatami room with sliding doors. Patio doors in that room and the dining / play area gave a feeling of space and looked on to a small yard with vegetables, flowers, trees and a huge rock face giving privacy to the home. Every nook and cranny was built for storage. There was even a rope swing off the kitchen that tied off to look ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 05, 2014

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... many more are brought to us while we partake of the initial courses, and we always leave very full!
John prides himself on his organic garden, as well as on finding fresh vegetables in the forest surrounding his lodge, and they were all delicious. A couple of the spring delicacies we enjoyed are the fresh young bamboo shoots (which must be cooked over an open fire first to get them tender) as well as the new fern frond sprouts that are picked just as ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 03, 2014

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... 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 on Mar 17, 2014

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Kumano Kodo - 17 - 20 March by Martin

We decided to take some time out to cleanse our souls (and livers) on an ancient pilgrimage. The Kumano Kodo is Japan's version of the Camino de Santiago. Various mountain trails stretch across the Kansai Peninsula towards three grand Shinto-Buddhist shrines. We walked the Nakahechi route from Tanabe on the coast to the supposed "mother of all shrines" called Kumano Hongu Taisha.

The 40km route took ...

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