Travel Blogs from Nasushiobara
... to "beautify" you. If you've seen the picture for yourself on facebook than I think you'll agree the effect is a bit lost on caucasian males.
A small note on the Shinjuku district: this is the Tokyo I had in mind when visiting Japan. It's FULL of people everywhere, neon signs and life all over. No order, no calmness just pure city chaos, I really need to come back here next weekend on my return to Tokyo and give this place a proper look.
... Statue of a Man Playing a Grand Piano on a Roof: That is all.
Outdoor Stairwells: This was also something I just noticed about Japans apartment buildings. All the stairwells are exposed to the elements. I am sure there is good reason for this but its very odd to see.
Stop Chimes on the Shinkansen: At every stop we were greeted by a really elaborate chime system that sounded like ...
... been reconstructed and populated with actors dressed in period costumes. There were shops selling Edo-themed souvenirs, games, shows, and a few half-hearted attempts at history lessons, so you could feel good about taking your kids to something educational, I suppose.
Visitors to the park were invited to get into the act by renting costumes, and children could participate by doing one of three "town jobs". I didn't see many visitors in costume, I think ...
A couple of hours north from Tokyo and we were well and truly in the land of the falling snow. As we were going to be spending a couple of days looking a historic shrines and temples we had decided to stay at a traditional ryokan, a type of traditional Japanese inn.
On arrival we followed the custom of removing our shoes and wearing the slippers that were provided for moving about the ryokan, and we were shown to our room. The room ...
... motion. Ultimately, they hope to create not only sustainable farms but a sustainable and growing economy in their countries, without the use of harmful and expensive pesticides. Our 16 students and 3 teachers will not just observe and learn, we will work as volunteers, planting rice, feeding the animals, weeding and caring for the crops and vegetables etc. ...
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Other places to stay in Nasushiobara
Nasu Onsen, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $98
Nasu Onsen, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $101
1-1-10 Hokyo, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $75
2-23 Nagata-cho, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $46
531-13 Shimotano, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $81
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Nasu Onsen, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $191
105-18 Mutsumi, Nasushiobara | 3 star hotelfrom $85
1-993-11 Shimonagata, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $126
554-25 Oharama, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $74
8-8 Honcho, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $63
315 Higashikoya, Nasushiobara | Hotelfrom $41