Kanazawa New Grand Hotel
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Three days in Kanazawa in rather old fashioned but very friendly and welcoming hotel. Chief attraction in town is Kenrokuen Garden, Japan's third most famous. Plenty of cherry blossom and interesting design but no spring flowers of course.did a lot of walking and use of the tourist bus loop. An easy city to navigate. Compact CBD and colourful food …
... that looks like rainbow trout. See, there are other places that have canals along the street. We had an ice cream each as well a red bean biscuit as a pre-lunch snack. We went to see the inside of one of the largest houses there. It is still used as a temple. The entrance fee was 300 yen. We had a photo taken and that included a free but teeny weeny photo. Then, if you wanted the larger photo, it was 1500 yen. Talk about bait and switch. ...
... Nomura family, very interesting with significant historical and traditional value. Back on the bus and we arrive at our next stop a small hand pottery making factory, the 5th generation son who has been creating the pots shows us around. The work is beautiful, I'd like to buy some but afraid I'd break it on the way home so decide against it. Back to the ship and our final night onboard and back home, hmmm. The Japanese again put on a show before the we leave ...
... headed west yesterday as we are not in the area where the typhoon is expected, which is more to the east. It is raining heavily here and that will curtail today's activities but by the time we head to Osaka by train tomorrow it should be clear. The news reports that planes have been cancelled in Tokyo and it seems that Tokyo and no doubt other places have more or less stopped for the moment so I'm happy to be on this side of the country.
The traditional homes are built of paper and wood. There is little permanent furniture so that one room can serve many purposes. Today’s homes often have both western style furnished rooms and traditional Japanese rooms.
We visited the gardens, which were beautiful, then ventured to the Geisha district. Many of the buildings are now private homes and shops as well as some ...