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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Travel Blogs from Gero
... and once again some things I could not name. Beni even had some kind of Tiramisu for desstert (yes, a dessert at breakfast... Cool, isn’t it?).
After breakfast we just walked towards one of the main attractions in Takayama, the Hida No Sato or in English: the Hida Folk Village. This is a open air museum exhibiting over 30 traditional houses from the Hida region. While walking towards it we saw the roof of a huge building, of the Suza Main ...
... two villages with very old traditional gassho-style houses. Gassho means "praying hands". The two villages where very cute but also very very touristic. I will notice that I really like rice fields (I you haven't already noticed that from pictures earlier this trip) and I felt in love with Japanese temples, houses and gardens. I hope I don't bore you with my pictues ...
... separated only by sliding paper doors. Very atmospheric. Afterwards Anna and I wandered around town, having a lazy lunch and visiting a couple of art and history museums and an old government building from the 17th century. You can just imagine the officials in their ceremonial robes going about their business, especially in the interrogation room where they extracted confessions through some pretty gruesome methods like making ...
... to a much lesser degree than in their hey-day) perform a couple of dances and answer questions from the group. Some of the questions were inane, making one wonder if some people read anything at all, but some brought out interesting details that I would never have thought to ask. Apparently the girls decide at age 15 if they wish to join a geisha house. If they are accepted, they train for 5 years at no salary. After 6 months apparently about 50% of the novitiates either do not ...
... hierarchy could be defined in many ways. One is the border decoration on the tatami mats which adorned every inside room. Most decorative borders, of course, were laid in rooms for the top ranking officials, lesser borders such as a black trim were for less senior officials, ranging down to mats with no trim for nobodys, especially women. We saw the room where potential prisoners were brought to trial, and a few examples of enforcement tools were on display. No ...