Travel Blogs from Komagane
... is basically one street in a river valley with old Edo period wooden structures that have been restored. Our Ryokan seemed to be the center of the town and the largest business. There were a few ice cream shops, a couple soba restaurants, and that's about it. And that was fine, after five days in Tokyo I needed to contemplate a carp pond and generally take it easy. The Ryokan itself was quite beautiful, with both an outer and ...
... were left to coax the wolves out and protect the crops. Like the US, however, wolves became more threat than help in the present day and are now extinct even though wild boar remain in abundance and have frolicked in fields owned by Madoka and Daisuke. This made for some interesting garlic harvesting and is one of the main reasons that the family does not grow sweet potatoes.
Sweet potatoes are a popular food even with the trouble it takes to grow them. On ...
... don't worry about what you are eating just try it!
I recorded a brief clip on our way to work on the first day at Uno Team Farm just to give everyone a feel for the scenery! I finally got it uploaded on youtube...enjoy! :)
... a typical little kid.
I would continue more at this point but our lunch break is over and its time to get back to work! Keep an eye out for an update on our dinner at a sushi restaurant and teaching english at the local cram school!
Oh and we will be sending tea back home to our parents for anyone who wants to try! It is also available for purchase for anyone who is absolutely nuts for organic green/black tea!
Hugs all around!
Other places to stay in Komagane
5-1086 Akaho, Komagane | Hotelfrom $110
759-490 Akaho, Komagane | Hotelfrom $264
497-1497 Akaho, Komagane | Hotelfrom $231
1522-3 Akaho, Komagane | Hotelfrom $73
11-8 Chuo, Komagane | Hotelfrom $70