Hotel Charmant

4-3-16 Tsukiji, Nachikatsura-cho, Higashimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 649-5335, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nachikatsura-cho

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 06, 2014

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... Ha Long Bay in Vietnam. It really is a spectacular setting, and the opportunity to experience this in such a special way is really unique. Speaking of unique…we had a fantastic private dinner this evening that was certainly memorable.
As we walked into our dining room, we saw a huge plate of all types of sashimi awaiting us. In addition to the standard types of sashimi, there was fresh bonita (even more tender than maguro tuna and really ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 05, 2014

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... Hosshinmon-oji, a gate which marks a very significant point on the Kumano Kodo trail, which is said to be where pilgrims pass the outermost entrance into the Hongu shrine. Hosshin means spiritual awakening or path to enlightenment, and this is supposed to be the point along the trail where pilgrims begin to experience a heightened sense of spiritual awareness.
Shortly after this we climbed to a beautiful lookout point where we could see the Hongu ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 03, 2014

32 photos

... creating a magnificent view. We are excited to experience this tomorrow morning.
After checking in we enjoyed the onsen (hot springs bath) again, to wash away the perspiration and dirt from the hike. This will be our ritual for the next two days, followed by great relaxing time in the lodge, enjoying the warm hospitality of the lodge owners and staff in these remote mountain towns. We are excited to participate in this uniquely Japanese ...

Getting off the beaten track in the Kii Penninusla

A travel blog entry by thebartons99 on Feb 14, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... resorted to calling Brad, the host of the tourist bureau, to convince us not to go out hiking!

The World Heritage-listed Kumano Kodo is a network of pilgrimage trails through the mountainous Kii peninsula. People have made the pilgrimage to Kumano for over 1,000 years (it used to take 40+ days return from Kyoto). There are three main shrines (taisha) along the route, along with numerous smaller shrines and oji (mini-shrines). The ...

10,000 Fireworks!

A travel blog entry by zachandchelsa on Aug 17, 2011

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... and ate snacks and hung out with our friends until the show started. There was an announcer for the show, telling the crowd who or what company had paid and donated each firework show. I learned that many families who had lost a family member in the year usually pay for part of the show as homage to their lost loved one. There were cruise ships lining the bay where they could see the show from the water. There were fireworks in the shapes of fruits and vegetables, cartoon characters ...

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