Business Hotel Central

722-5 Takara Yukawacho, Gobo, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 644-0011, Japan | Hotel
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The week of June 28th-6th of July

A travel blog entry by eminternational


... the ground. It uses both your arm strength and leg strength to throw them down. It was really fun (but really hot too) and we are going again this week.

On the past weekend, I was finally able to catch up with Sayoko (a friend who came to Australia last year as an exchange student) and we went to a delicious 'Shabu Shabu no tabehoudai' for dinner, which is a buffet, that you put meat into like a ...

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc


... of the decor. Amazing.
Soon we were introduced to Shota and the fun began. What a character! So much like Goseke and similar in age.
Now all this is going on with our poor Japanese and Yumi's high school English (along with her ever present dictionary and the translation app on my iPod).
I learned just how quickly kids catch on when I heard Shota's frequent "Oh No!!" every time he ran a train or car in to the wall. Somehow he ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... outfits. We spent over an hour enjoying Hongu, had a great lunch of Thai curry, and headed to our ryokan (traditional Japanese hotel) for the evening. The Fujiya ryokan is located at a famous hot springs on the river, which allows guests to relax in the healing natural hot springs waters. What a great way to celebrate after our three days of hiking — traditional Japanese massage, and relaxing natural hot springs. The hotel even digs out a truly ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... wisdom and leave all else behind.
After the morning service, we enjoyed a wonderful vegetarian breakfast in the beautiful, traditionally decorated dining room (full of the wonderful folding screens that we love so much), then a little more time in our lovely room to relax before heading off on the first day of our Kumano Kodo spiritual pilgrimage hike.
The Kumano Kodo trail is nearly 1,200 years old, and was very popular with the nobility ...

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 ...


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