Family-O Niiharu

623 Sukawa, Minakami-machi, Tone-gun, Gunma Prefecture, Kanto, 379-1418, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Minakami-machi

Old Kiryu

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

2

... rooms, they didn't just change the sheets.
They straightened our things, and even took loose change and arranged it by
denomination.
The sense of space and arrangement is very prominat here. I was speaking to
one of the translators and he told me about how everyone had their own
potted plants or small garden because how cramped the city is, and how that
is how they keep a sense of nature.
Today we will be doing a washi workshop and the sumi ...

Exploring

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

3

I did not get to make an entry yesterday because I was out seeing the sights. I ended up waking up around 5 in the morning the other day, and so I went outside to see the city. All the people were very friendly. We even saw a class of children along the street doing perspective drawings on boards. They were very excited to see Americans and loved Cole's beard. Everything in the city is laid out and presented in a nice way. Some of the ...

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

6

... get really warm. I walked a couple of kilometers alongside a river and could hear it getting bigger and wilder with each step. The path changed to a paved road and after 4 hours and 15 minutes of hiking i was back in the civilized world. After 30 minutes the local bus came to bring me to Tokura. As i stepped out of the bus the driver started talking to me in Japanese. I could not understand him and since he didn't understand english he stopped trying and took of. I went to ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

7

... bath all to myself. (Oh boy a real hot bath) The rooms don't have locks but that doesn't seem to matter (what a liberating feeling, knowing that you don't need to lock yourself in to be safe). After making up my bed i went to the bath (which was really hot!) and after soaking a bit and resting, i got down to get myself dinner.

The dinner was delicious. The japanese have a thing about making their food not only tasty but ...

SURE LET'S DO SHIRAKAWA

A travel blog entry by mek1

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26

... of rice grown: rice for cooking called japonica; sticky rice that is used for making sweets like mochi; and brewing rice used for making sake. We then visited his home which was very nice. The Japanese try to used everything and not waste anything. The stalks from the rice they use to make sandals and the husks to make pillow stuffing. They also use old kimonos to make zoris and aprons. So they are really into ...

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