Petit Hotel Shiroi Koibito
Travel Blogs from Iiyama
... wine instead of sake. Tasted a bit ordinary at first sip, but the more you had the better it got! The hotel is a bit like an O'Reillys at Lamington National Park with meals included. They also provide local products and traditional teas and goods in your room, similar to what happens in Vietnam. The room we are in is typical Ryokan with tatami matting to sleep on and low table and seating. Hearing of wild storms at home so hope everyone is ...
... There was also a lovely shrine for children and a wall of children's toys. The temple also had the swastika symbol which is the Buddhist symbol before the German Nazi's used it. Lunch was a wonderful experience in a truly traditional shop and only cost us 1110 Yen = about $12.00 AUD for both of us. We sat around a brazier and a lady was hand making Oyaki buns. They are filled with vegetables and then they put them on a pan over the coals and then finish them off on ...
... so I would still be doing some serious climbing. I'm always pleasantly surprised by how well my routes turn out or maybe all the routes around Japan are great. When you plot a route, you don't really know what to expect. You can see parts of it on Google Street View but that doesn't give you a true representation of what it will be like when you're actually on the road. The changing colour of the leaves, the view out across the valley, the grade of ...
I rode from my friend's place in Shinagawa to the Tokyo train station this morning to very little traffic as it was a holiday Monday here. I was on the road by 7:30 AM before there were too many cars on the road and it was a bit of rush to be riding down these huge, empty streets in central Tokyo. I activated day 2 of my 5 days usage within 14 days Japan Rail East pass and caught a shinkansen to IIyama in Nagano Prefecture. It's one stop after Nagano ...
The minshuku was in O Tsumago. The town 2 km before Tsumago! Japanese-style Room /Located along the Nakasendo trail in the post-town of Tsumago-juku, Daikichi is run by three generations of the same family and is one of the family-run minshuku we use in ...
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