Travel Blogs from Gero
... afternoon we are taking a bus tour to Shirakawa-go, so we meander back towards the station from where the tour leaves. We have noodle soup with pork at a shop near the station. Really delicious.
Our tour guide this afternoon is hysterical. An overly enthusiastic young man, called Yamamoto San, who laughs at everything he says and anybody else says. There are three couples on the tour, one from Spain, one from Japan and us. He starts by giving a ...
... It is much bigger than the previous one, but just as hot. This time however, we don’t get the reprieve of the cool outside air and find the whole experience a bit too hot. I imagine that in the depths of winter, after a day on the slopes, these onsens would be just the ticket, but in the height of a very hot autumn they leave you in a lather of sweat for several hours.
The weather during our stay has been quite hot and humid, in some places a ...
... away and i could have been anywhere. In this ryokan i can ONLY be in Japan. I seriously cannot recommend this place enough, if you EVER come to Japan, come here.
So my excursion today was to the Shin Hotaka Ropeway, deep in the Japanese Alps. I took a quick stroll through the morning market in Takayama before jumping on the bus for another 2 hour journey! The countryside up here is truly something else. Properly ...
... I was finished with my beef. In the morning we checked out the local market and then headed to a festival that was happening in the old part of town. It was an art and street meat festival! I love street meat! And there were booths selling every type everywhere, some sort of ninja drumming show....and some art to fill the space. First I had some sort of sticky round McDonald's hash brown looking thing....on a stick (of course)...it ...
... and somehow made ourselves understood. I think they were a bit concerned we were ordering the twelve year old a coffee but it seemed easier than trying to order anything else. We also bought some beautiful hair clips from inlaid wood.
Still for all his happiness about the big apples he purchased, it was clear that no. 2 was not impressed with the current trip plans. He was tired of site seeing and thought the traditional ...
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