Travel Blogs from Yonezawa
At sea today as we head for Tokyo. The ship filled up with fresh water at Muroran so they don't have to run the desalination plant sailing past the neuclear meltdown.
Lazy day today to catch our breath. Ordered room service for breakfast then went back to bed.
Hit the casino before lunch and had a little win with a few beers to build up an appetite. After lunch and beers, we needed a nanna/pop nap to ...
... and even. He then whipped the hot iron from the forge folded and shaped it with the help of his assistant, who is on a cultural exchange for one year from Korea learning about recreations for history. Coating it with the ash of burned rice straw, he plunged the metal back into the fire and then encouraged the boys to each have a go pumping the bellows. The next two times the iron came out, he hammered it with a foot powered hammer, wetting it with ...
... know, not my style). It took a bit over 6 hours return, with a few very steep parts on the way up which tested my muscle strength but got there and was rewarded at the summit with the crater you will see in the pictures. Nothing quite prepared me for this beauty. I was joined at the top by some hikers (if you can call them that) who just came out of the cable car and we were pretty much the only ones on the trail up and down. ...
... looking from what i know!
Today confirmed what i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.
... i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.
Other places to stay in Yonezawa
2-5-22 Shimohanazawa, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $79
3-5-28 Higashi, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $60
3-3-44 Higashi, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $62
1-13-3 Chuo, Yonezawa | 3 star hotelfrom $67
1-1-8 Fukudamachi, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $35
2-10-20-9 Shimohanazawa, Yonezawa | 3 star hotelfrom $84
3-2-16 Montomachi, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $87
1-7-21 Chuo, Yonezawa | Hotelfrom $49