KKR Hotel Kanazawa
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Kanazawa was an unexpected gem. We were in an actual hotel this time although the room was tiny. One way or another, G Adventures clearly want us to get to know each other really, really well. Fortunately my roommate Catherine's really easy going and good fun. On our first day here we visited a fish market. They're known for crabs here (no jokes) but I was shocked to see huge crabs going for ...
... My calculation would suggest their gold leaves are at least 5 times thinner than the Burmese ones. The highlight of the afternoon tour would be a visit to an establishment ran by a geisha. She was beautifully dressed and speaks passable English. We had a tour of the place and an introduction to entertainment by geishas. There is a VIP tearoom where the tatami is covered with gold leaf!
We went to the local craft museum and ...
Met at 8.30 for breakfast, decided to an American style breakfast, bacon, scrambled eggs etc it was yuk. Headed off with Akiko to Takayama,s morning market then continued on to Shirakawago to visit the folk village. What a beautiful place it is basically how it was in the shogun times, timber buildings with thatched roofs. A new freeway went from Tokyo to Kanazawa it took 20 years to build. Before ...
... is pleasing. The mountaintops all have snow but none in the village. Before getting on a public highway bus to Shirakawago, we walked the Takayama morning market. The morning market had lots of street food, crafts and preserved food on one side and a farmers' market on the other side of the street. We tried grilled sticky rice balls on skewers with soy sauce ( both sweet and not) rice crackers and fresh tangelos that are grown in the south of Japan. Along our ...
... takes about 3 hours. Its a combination of train, cable car and bus. So many people are heading here as its is the first day of being declared open the the public, so the queues are very long. The first train is nothing special. the cable ride takes you way up the mountain, then the bus ride is about 20 ks to the final destination. The bus i by far the slowest, winding its way through the narrow snow corridor until we reach the snow tunnel. This area has some of the ...