TripAdvisor Reviews Kawakamiya Kasuitei Gero
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... location(heavy snow etc). The museum also showed the various ways people survived for example by harvesting the product of silk worms. Once I'd had a good look around the museum I headed to the station and caught the train to Kyoto. Arriving at 4.45 it was already getting dark so I sorted out the hostel and got some food from a very nice place that served me noodles and seafood on a hot plate on the table. I'm proud to say my chopstick skills are improving ...
... the East of the Miya river constituting 2 or 3 main streets that are filled with folk museums referencing how life was in the Edo period along with some tourist shops(where even I made some purchases). When I arrived I initially began wandering through these streets, which is like travelling back through time, before heading to the local market where they were giving out free samples of local foods. I checked out what was once the law courts and prison of takayama before heading up ...
... own toilet and shower! Room 611. Baking hot in our room-was 27* so first priority was to work out the japanese symbols on the a/c remote closely followed by a cup of coffee. Met at 18.45 for short walk to dinner at rubato-syoyo. Meal ok but not the best. People at the next table smoking. Beer, local fried chicken and grilled potato ( which turned out to be small jacket potatoes with ...
... civilised. We were the only people in there. Had fruits rouge tea and carrot cake which came very nicely presented on a white ceramic artist's palate. Grape,pineapple,grapefruit ,ice cream , white stuff? and carrot cake. Felt light headed so came home,leaving Steve and Narel to visit the museum. 6pm - 40 minute in room massage. (¥4,400). Masseur had firm touch and found the spots on my back which needed work. 7pm - dinner. Asahi beer and food that was marginally better than ...
... hibachi. The meat was really nice and the cooking fun.
After lunch we walked around some more and I purchased my first major souvenir - a set of very good quality chopsticks. The store even engraved my name on them in Kanji.
I ended my day in Takayama with a green tea ice cream. It wasn't bad but I wouldn't rush out to buy another one.
Tomorrow will be another morning spent on trains as we head off to ...
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