Business Hotel Yamanishi

Address: 4-37 Goken-cho, Nasushiobara, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto, 329-2753, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 4-37 Goken-cho, Nasushiobara.
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Travel Blogs from Nasushiobara

Into the hills

A travel blog entry by gypsyfeet on Jul 13, 2015

1 comment, 45 photos

Our journey added yet another dimension upwards into the mountains north of a Tokyo. The quaint temples of Kyoto have been swapped for stunning panoramic views of lakes, waterfalls and distant views of multi layered far away mountain ranges.

This part of the trip for me has been bliss, as the temperature and humidity has dropped making it that much fresher up high. It's a much needed breath of air to what has been a series of ...

Mashiko - Day 6 -8

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 18, 2015

14 photos

... into spontaneous applause a couple of times during the DTG performance.

After the slow the kids were treated like rock stars greeting the public in the lobby.

We returned to the hotel where there was a big reception party with food and dancing. I may or may not have had a little more yuzu sake.

The next morning the Hotel slaff at Mashikokan gave us a great send off complete with singing and signs and it was off to Tokyo!

Day 5 Mashiko

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 18, 2015

2 comments, 12 photos

I'm falling a little behind with the blog so I'll let the pictures do the talking for this day. If you open up the pictures into a slide show you will find additional commentary for some of the pictures.

In brief, we started the day by visiting Terasawa, a workshop where taiko drums are manufactured.

After lunch we took a pottery ...

Let the drumming begin!

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 17, 2015

11 photos

... will perform on the 20th. After Tenjin no Kai rehearsed their pieces, the two groups joined each other on stage to rehearse their joint piece. Check out the video below!

To be able to witness the cultural exchange among the students has truly been an honor and a privilege. Jonah and I are so fortunate to have this opportunity.



Day 4

A travel blog entry by kevin_and_jonah on Jun 17, 2015

1 comment, 1 photo

Today we're going to continue practicing taiko with Eitetsu and his group. Yesterday we met the taiko group from Mashiko and got to play a little with them! They seemed pretty cool but they were younger than I had expected. Most were definitely younger than almost all of us. Anyway, we are going to have a workshop with Eitetsu and hopefully get to play with some of the Mashiko kids. We also plan on doing ...