Travel Blogs from Shiojiri
... a huge shrine called yasaka shrine. There was also two temples also to view. Every where we walked we were amazed by the beauty and how huge the place was. It was so peaceful and quiet . As we left the park we walked down through gion visiting the gion centre and then spotting a geisha along the way. Walking back to the hotel we walked along the streets and slowly along the mini river . Again all so beautiful. We ...
... used are those rescuing lost or injured hikers on the mountain and we did not want to find ourselves in need of them.
Maybe someday we will find ourselves back on the mountain and better prepared for the trek, or maybe we will conquer some other equally arduous task (we have pinky promises from some of you to hike the entirety of the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu) but at least for the next week its tasty food and relaxing before our next farm. ...
... familiar with cob housing or any other alternative methods of construction you will understand my enjoyment of the evening. And yes, someday I would like to build my own and everyone is welcome to pitch in and give me a hand! I could keep going but I'm sure I've reached the attention span limit of the more ADHD readers and will thus release you from the current entry. This marks the end of our time in Azumino and it was a memorable experience for me to say the least.
... to detail. If a single line is off then the final product will be ruined and the blocks are tweaked and turned by masters of the profession until perfection is achieved. For those of you not satisfied with my rude descriptions please YouTube a more in depth how to of wood block printing, it really is fascinating. The final wood block printing may have as many colors as desired but this means a block for each layer of color and a separate block that is the key, ...
... the food...
We have enjoyed trying new foods in Japan and you may recall the less than tasty trials of uni and other such foods. This will be different. After seeing the castle and filling our eyes and ears with the history of Japan it was time to get out of dodge for a couple hours and feel at home again. We found the most western place possible and plunked ourselves down at a table at the Old Rock Public House. Beer labels on ...
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