Hotel Koganoi

3753 , Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 649-2211, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $133.00
 

Travel Blogs from Shirahama-cho

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc

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... out to be one very, very wet day) along the trail to our meeting place back at the Cherry Tree / Teahouse. This was the first time we met others along the trail. They, however, were looking for a bus to keep them out of the rain. We slogged along quite proud of the fact we had on our good old Canadian rain gear. What we didn't figure was the heat. Ended up just as wet inside our gear as out. No wonder there are so many umbrellas for sale in ...

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... maguro, sea bream, squid and even sole (which we have never had as sashimi before but was really sweet and tender.
As usual, we had the multiple small covered plates of special delicacies that we would could ourselves, or open to our surprise as we went through our dinner presentation. Keely happened to lift the top off of an 8” long light green bowl and screamed, “It’s alive!”, which got everyone’s attention. Sure enough, ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... hiking destination for the day. Standing on the side of the hill, looking back over the shrine and the huge Tori gate, surrounded by over 50 cherry trees in full pink and white splendor made for a truly spectacular morning experience. Our driver told us this was his favorite place to take his girlfriend during the spring! We spent a long time here just taking in all of the beauty, before heading off to the trailhead to start today’s hike.
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Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... a spiritual discipline that is somewhat forgotten. We have both committed to encourage each other to set aside more time for meditation in our weekly schedules, so it will be fun to look back on our year in December and see how we did on this objective. Certainly a nice side benefit of our trip here, to be encouraged to deepen our own spiritual commitments. Allowing oneself time to commune with Jesus is what our faith is all about. In our busyness, ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin

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Kumano Kodo - 17 - 20 March by Martin

We decided to take some time out to cleanse our souls (and livers) on an ancient pilgrimage. The Kumano Kodo is Japan's version of the Camino de Santiago. Various mountain trails stretch across the Kansai Peninsula towards three grand Shinto-Buddhist shrines. We walked the Nakahechi route from Tanabe on the coast to the supposed "mother of all shrines" called Kumano Hongu Taisha.

The 40km route took ...

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