TripAdvisor Reviews Kawakamiya Kasuitei Gero
Travel Blogs from Gero
... decided to relax and escape the heat. It was around 37 degrees. Michal behaved bravely and faced the heat I must say. He almost passed out once or twice and did not complain... A lot. We went to an open air public pool. Clean, organised and cheap. And a bonus of a great view to Tokyo Tower. Goodbye Tokyo... You will stay forever in my ...
... to monkey baby and the dolls are made with no faces, in different colours. The different colours mean different things such as pink for romance, yellow for money, and purple for long life and success. The market was followed by a short bus ride where we arrived at Hida no Sato which is an old folk village. The village has 30 buildings that recreate Hida's historical look. The houses were all moved from different parts of the Hida region ...
I've mentioned this in an earlier post, but the transportation infrastructure in Japan is superb! This morning we had to catch a bus to get to the train station. Of course it was exactly on time. It was a regular city bus so nothing special in that way but what is interesting is the payment method. We had a pass for three days that allowed us to show it when we got on and then when we got off so we didn't have to pay each time. For those people who wanted just a single ticket, ...
Here we go, short and sweet...in Gero aside from tending to the cattle and enjoying the antics of all the animals we spent quite a bit of time working on some construction. Using earth bag building techniques and under the strict observations of our hosts' teacher, we added on a few layers of the soon to be theater space for our host who was a professional puppeteer before taking on a farming career. It was hard ...
... rarely use credit cards in Japan, you pay for everything in cash and because of this we were beginning to run out. For some reason Japanese cash points don't tend to like our English bank cards either. We think the Japanese can only get cash out from a cash point at their actual bank which obviously means we will struggle quite a bit. Seven Eleven cash points are the best way to get cash out and can be found everywhere and are usually open 24 hours a day... not ...
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