Hotel Wely Sumiyoshi
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... the upper floors used for industries such as making gunpowder and cultivating silkworms.
The thatched roofs, often with a surface area of around six hundred square metres, are made of susuki grass, which is native to the northern part of the region, and have to be replaced every 25-35 years.
I read it costs some 20 million yen to rethatch an entire roof (the Japanese yen is worth more than the Australian dollar at the moment), so many ...
Well, we thought we were cold in Nikko and yesterday we went to the mountains to Lake Chuzenji, a lake made by the eruption of Mt Nantal. The lake is about 24km around, and 172m at its deepest.
We arrived at Lake Chuzenji by bus and the road to our destination was just amazing in itself. The road winds around the mountains and there were points where looking out the window, at the drop below, was not for the fainthearted.
... 1651. This lovely complex is on a hillside (very high) and surrounded by lovely pine trees.
At the entrance to the temple, was Omizu-ya, which was donated by a feudal lord, it was very decorative and inside it originally had a painting of a dragon on the ceiling. However, it was hard to distinguish what this was now. This little structure had water and a pail inside and one could wash their hands clean before moving into the temple ...
... into a short space of time because I think most of the other people had soggy feet and had mostly given up on the rides. All in all we did have a heap of fun at Disneyland but I would suggest Disney Sea to anyone who only has time to do one of the parks as I think the rides were more impressive, and it's also geared towards young adults more than kids.
Today (Friday 5th Dec) we went on an epic mission to head to Nikko, and visit Edo Wonderland, which is a ...
... of the hall. Upon taking off our shoes (which I did wrong and got a heated speaking to by a priest) and entering the hall, another priest made us to wait for the tour. Then spoke in all Japanese! He could clearly tell we wouldn't understand, why make us stand there! Oh well hahah The Hall is named because a bright ringing sound can be heard when two pieces of wood are clapped directly under its head due to the acoustics of the hall.
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