Shirakawa Grand Hotel

531 Ako, Shirakawa-cho, Kamo-gun, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, 509-1112, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Shirakawa-cho

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

3 comments, 32 photos

... pickle making which was endless. For those of you who don't know, Japanese traditional foods is highly focused on pickles and these are sometimes as imaginative as possible. My favorite pickles are the sweet sour type such as the umeboshi or just good old cucumbers in a simple brine. We made some with sugar and some with salt...some with hot peppers and some with other veggies like eggplant thrown in. At each and every meal there were at least ...

Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500 on Jul 06, 2014

1 photo

Japan has alps. A lot of people don't know that, but they kind of look very much like the Swiss alps. After a lot of research, we booked one night in a ryokan, that's a traditional Japanese inn, in Tsumago. Tsumago is an old, preserved post town between Nagoya and Nagano--not quite into the high alps, but mountainous nonetheless.

Getting there required about as complicated a train route as you can have in this country, ...

Kiso Valley

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan on Apr 19, 2014

10 photos

... out on an organised walk. I got ahead of them easily enough but as soon as I stayed in an area to long I could hear the horde approaching. Fortunately I didn't see them in the middle four kilometres which were the most chilled and picturesque but they caught me at the end after I took a side trip to have a look at a ...

Gero: onsen town

A travel blog entry by pyres on Apr 13, 2014

7 photos

... rice and beef bowl, but fancier) and then dropped by a convenience store to get some snacks (I got melonpan, green tea pocky, dried seaweed and aloe yogourt). Then, finally, we went into our ryokan's onsen. It was pretty small, but very nice, with sitting shower room, hot indoor bath and warm outdoor bath. The water outdoors had very nice temperature, the air was fresh and cool, so the whole experience was very ...

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