Coganoi Bay Hotel

3212-1, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 649-2211, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $148.00
 

Travel Blogs from Shirahama-cho

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc

15

... people from all levels of society, even Emperors, have made the pilgrimage to Kumano. We didn't have the time to do the entire walk but, with Yumi's help, we were able to explore a good part of this lush and rugged area once known as the "Land of the Gods". Followers of Shinto (the indigenous religion of Japan, a worship of many Gods), Buddhism and Shugendo (Literally: "the way to spiritual power through discipline" - a form of Buddhism ...

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

40

... to the west and south. There are a two large temples here, the newer one being a shinto temple, and the older one being an ancient buddhist temple. All of the views were spectacular, but our favorite was looking toward the waterfall, over the top of the cherry trees in full bloom, with the five story pagoda on the left of the waterfall.
We spent two hours just soaking in the ambience of the beautiful place, and then headed down the hill and along the coast ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

82

... in the early 17th century. The Shogunate elected to pursue a policy of isolationism, segregating the citizens from the outside world for over 250 years. As a result, the country was behind the western world from an industrial and innovation perspective, as well as with respect to military strength, when Emperor Meiji decided to pursue modernism by opening the country up to foreign influences beginning in the late 1860s.
Japan advanced rapidly, and ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

32

... to stay here!
Sitting there, enjoying the setting, reminded us of our need to renew the Christian spiritual discipline of meditation and contemplative thought in our own lives, which we both committed to work ******* putting into practice, both as we travel, and particularly at home. Historically, devoted Christians spent time worshipping through meditating on Scripture, and on God Himself, but in today’s US Christian culture, this seems ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin

19

... our nights accommodation in record time. When we got there we set about substantially increasing their electric bill by using every heater we could find to dry our clothes. I particularly enjoyed the complimentary Kimono.

The gods looked favorably on us the next day and rewarded us with sunshine. All the evaporating water formed a lovely morning mist in the valleys, a sight which was almost spiritual. Buoyed by this we made good progress ...

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This hotel, located in the Shirahama Onsen area of Shirahama-cho, is near Adventure World.
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