Hotel Koganoi

3753 , Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 649-2211, Japan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Shirahama Onsen area of Shirahama-cho, is near Adventure World.
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    Travel Blogs from Shirahama-cho

    Wakayama!

    A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 28, 2014

    12 comments, 34 photos

    ... cutting dried lavender, weeding in the rice paddy and catching baby aigamo ducks (trying to catch them at least). Aigamo ducks are employed throughout Japan traditionally and currently as a natural weed eater in the rice paddies. They fertilize the fields as they go and keep out the bugs too. Catching them once they are in the paddy can be quite difficult however. We spent almost an hour in the dark of
    night creeping back ...

    Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

    A travel blog entry by marybc on Jun 06, 2014

    15 photos

    ... people from all levels of society, even Emperors, have made the pilgrimage to Kumano. We didn't have the time to do the entire walk but, with Yumi's help, we were able to explore a good part of this lush and rugged area once known as the "Land of the Gods". Followers of Shinto (the indigenous religion of Japan, a worship of many Gods), Buddhism and Shugendo (Literally: "the way to spiritual power through discipline" - a form of Buddhism ...

    Last day of hiking

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

    40 photos

    ... onsen before heading down, but also noticed that the women are able to look over this side of their onsen and see the men below, if they position themselves just right along the edge of the wall. It looks like the society here is not quite as modest as we might have originally thought.
    Scot walked the 1/2 mile to the southern edge of the island to take pictures of the view out to the open ocean, and the pretty rock formations that remind us a tiny bit of ...

    Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

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

    82 photos

    ... on a limited basis, until shortly after WW1, when the military component of the country began to assert itself much more strongly. This ultimately led to a very aggressive military campaign by the Japanese to dramatically expand their territory, with the ill-fated attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
    The major cities and the entire country were bombed unmercifully during the ensuing four years, culminating with the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Given ...

    Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

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

    32 photos

    ... wisdom and leave all else behind.
    After the morning service, we enjoyed a wonderful vegetarian breakfast in the beautiful, traditionally decorated dining room (full of the wonderful folding screens that we love so much), then a little more time in our lovely room to relax before heading off on the first day of our Kumano Kodo spiritual pilgrimage hike.
    The Kumano Kodo trail is nearly 1,200 years old, and was very popular with the nobility ...