Travel Blogs from Sukagawa
... wanneer het gros van de bezoekers weg is, duren vooraleer het dorpje met zijn rustige sfeer echt tot zijn recht komt.
Na mijn koffer tot mijn verblijfplaats, een lokaal huisje dat is omgevormd tot minshuku, te slepen neem ik onmiddellijk de bus richting het verste punt van het dorp. Wat je ver kan noemen natuurlijk want de bus doet er zelf met zijn slakkentempo maar een 20 minuten over.
Aangekomen wacht een ...
... Drove to Southern Aizu area to search out the rural *magariya* L-shaped thatch roofed farmhouses
Day 4: Cycled to Kitakata. Sake breweries and 4100 kura (historic clay storehouses)
Day 5: Cycled around Aizu Wakamatsu: Samurai compound.
... Miyajima was a delightful surprise.
I wouldn't take anything in exchange for the ryokan experience -- the room with a delightful view and tatami mats and futons, the yukatas, the private dining, and the communal bathing in a natural hot spring. It was the perfect way to end our time in this remarkable country.
I look forward to many more happy travels with my sister.
... robes, and serene surroundings all contribute to the experience.
The next morning we took another trip to the baths. There were fewer women this time, but one lady brought in her young daughter. She looked to be about three years old and was absolutely precious.
Breakfast was an enormous buffet in a banquet hall. Two types of seating .. cushions or low chairs. I opted for the chairs. There were at least 50 dishes on offer, but ...
... ware store. Beautiful stuff! Aizu is known for its lacquer, and I could smell the resin coming from the back room. Oh yes, we found an interesting antique store. Susan bought a beautiful obi. Wish I had seen it first!
For dinner Brent prepared a beef nabe (hot pot) on the low living room table. The meat, tofu, carrots, Chinese cabbage, and two kinds of mushrooms were cooked in a soy sauce broth ...