Shirakawa Grand Hotel

Address: 531 Ako, Shirakawa-cho, Kamo-gun, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, 509-1112, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 531 Ako, Shirakawa-cho.
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Travel Blogs from Shirakawa-cho

Chapter Ten

A travel blog entry by luggagesbitch on May 21, 2015

5 photos

... history of road vehicle in Japan, part pop culture through out the years. Music, cameras, bicycles, TV's, and clothing. I made my way back to Nagoya station. It turned out that the train I needed to catch back to Gero didn't come for another hour. 6:00 pm was the last shuttle bus from Gero Station to the Gero Onsen Yunoshimakan. That train takes one hour, 50 minutes. It was 4:30 pm It's a 20 minute walk, but it's very steep. This was my ...

Chapter Nine

A travel blog entry by luggagesbitch on May 20, 2015

7 photos

... I said hi to a girl in the Canada T-shirt. We talked and it turns out were from the same suburb. How refreshing! Claire too was a solo traveler. I made my way out of the hostel and said goodbye to Ikumi, a friendly Japanese girl who hung out there and Stu, who worked at the hostel. After having to manhandle my suitcase up several flights of stairs multiple times, I finally made it to Tokyo station. Google maps only gave me train routes ...

Back on the Farm

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Sep 16, 2014

2 comments, 33 photos

... and I have already explained the basic procedure involved in construction...basically a lot of hard manual labor hehe. It was fun to see the project so close to completion, having arrived when it was only halfway built. The wwoofers we met and worked with here pitched in and lightened the load immensely, teamwork can be a pretty great thing.

In other news on the Gifu front, many of you know about the volcano that ...

Eco Buildings

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 21, 2014

4 comments, 46 photos

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 ...

Dogs and Cats and Cows, oh my!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 17, 2014

4 comments, 32 photos

... sized strawberry patch, an extensive flower garden, the usual rice field and a huge Japanese plum tree from which she makes umeboshi (pickled plums...delightfully sour and sweet all at once). We have yet to encounter any farmers who grow the American classics like broccoli and cauliflower and eggplant is by far the most prevalent but the variety grown differs from region to region and surprises us at every turn. My favorite way of eating ...