Business Inn Takaoka
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... prior to beginning work so I haven’t yet had a lot of time to explore. I am hoping the weather will be favorable enough during my limited free time. It is a beautiful area and I am eager to discover as much of it as I can. My challenge will lie in the fact that July is the rainy season and we are to have a very heavy work schedule here. If I could put one wish in the cosmic suggestion box it would be that any spare time I have be rain free.
... grounds were a few dozen tents selling food, showing off art, or just games for young kids. We had a nice dinner of some takoyaki, yakisoba, and yakitori. Just lots of yaki. Delicious. We then settled on the grass to watch the plays. The setting was outstanding - the sun setting behind this beautiful white castle, plus they'd lit two small bonfires on either side of the stage. Traditional Japanese drama is apparently chanted in a sort of drone ...
Trains down the west coast from Akita to Kanasawa. Just one change - Niigata, so easy although only 6 minutes between connections so had to hurry between platforms.
It's quite a narrow strip of flat land between the coast and the central alps. Mostly rice farms. In fact the whole time I have been in Japan I have only seen rice plots and vege plots in the countryside. There is no sight ...
... just aren't worth a few extra minutes of sleep. The "one hour" drive out to the mountains turned out to be two hours longer than stated in the shore excursion brochure, but it was still a lovely journey with rice patties in the lower altitudes and giant pine trees the higher up we got. The views were spectacular from Murodo, the highest peak at 8,000 feet. There are 2 unique things in this area. One was the ...
... communal baths. We selected Sumiyoshi Ryokan and we thoroughly enjoyed the stay: the owners and staff were very friendly and accommodating, our room small, but with great river views and the food plentiful and tasty! A bit difficult to get the etiquette right (when to take off shoes, when to close doors,...), but we had a lot of fun trying :) 2. Spend hours walking around the old town, in and out of the small stores, tasting local sweets at the ...
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