Komagane View Hotel Shiki

759-490 Akaho, Komagane, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 399-4117, Japan | Hotel
Prices starting from $264.00
 

Travel Blogs from Komagane

Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... sake maker. The highlight of the museum was that the owner of the house was expecting a visit from the Emperor Meiji, so he built a bathroom specifically for the emperor, which the emperor didn't use because he was only there for fifteen minutes. And so nobody has ever used it, because the emperor could have used it, but didn't.

So a day in the country was what we needed before we moved on to another city, in this case Kyoto.
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Ancient Cedars

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... a few times...oh and all of this is done barefoot but thankfully the only critters swimming around in the paddies were tadpoles. I can now imagine why many old women in japan walk almost bent at the waist; after a life time of sowing and weeding a rice field I think my back would look about the same.

Rice work only lasted until lunch and then we were relinquished from duty for the day and headed back up into the mountains for a stroll around the biggest ...

Confessions of a Sushi-holic

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... we tried.

  • Step 1: Arrive at restaurant, park in the tiniest parking spot available to man and squeeze your way out while trying not to disturb anything around you.
  • Step 2: Saunter into the restaurant with a confident swagger but your eyes downcast, it is not common to meet the eyes of strangers but know that as a gaijin (foreigner) you will be stared at, I usually just give out a friendly smile or a nod of the head to acknowledge ...

A little Video Clip

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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I recorded a brief clip on our way to work on the first day at Uno Team Farm just to give everyone a feel for the scenery! I finally got it uploaded on youtube...enjoy! :)

http://youtu.be/XZdtv5UIsV8 ...

Uno Tea Farm

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... of fertilization and recently the farms have been fertilized up to 6 times a year, although this is down from past years due to fertilizer costs. Being part of the tea union in Harunocho also means putting in time at the tea factory itself. The pictures I included are some of the machinery at work processing green tea. We didn't get a chance to get too involved (since we have no idea what we are doing!) but it was fun to have our own version of how ...

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This hotel, located on 759-490 Akaho, Komagane, is near Senjojiki Cirque.
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