Business Hotel New Kishu

7046-1 Shingu, Shingu, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 647-0081, Japan | Hotel
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Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... to have been established over 2,700 years ago near the base of the waterfall, but moved up the hill to its current location after being damaged by fire many centuries ago. The trail was completely overgrown with moss and hardly ever used prior to the designation of this as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004.
The Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine sits on a magnificent site, with views of the huge waterfall as you face east, and views of the sparkling blue ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... to unroll, and then cooked in a light sauce. Each course is very small, so you have the opportunity to enjoy many different tastes and textures in one meal. Another of the spring delicacies we particularly enjoyed are the tiny baby squids in the tangy rapeseed sauce.
We had a lazy morning and started our hike at 10am. We were hiking through a dense cedar forest, but along a relatively exposed mountain ridge, which was a beautiful walk until the wind picked ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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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 ...

Getting off the beaten track in the Kii Penninusla

A travel blog entry by thebartons99

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... resorted to calling Brad, the host of the tourist bureau, to convince us not to go out hiking!

The World Heritage-listed Kumano Kodo is a network of pilgrimage trails through the mountainous Kii peninsula. People have made the pilgrimage to Kumano for over 1,000 years (it used to take 40+ days return from Kyoto). There are three main shrines (taisha) along the route, along with numerous smaller shrines and oji (mini-shrines). The ...

Shimo-Kitazawa

A travel blog entry by jacks____

... quite rare in Japan. We actually ordered pizza though. Lots of bakery and pastry places around and everything looks and smells amazing. We had an early day and got home around 3pm which is a nice change. Nikki made dinner at home for us. We had karagee with cabbage and rice. It was delicious and tasted like it came from a restaurant. Early to bed tonight too which is a nice change. Feet feeling very ...

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This hotel is located on 7046-1 Shingu, Shingu.
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