Shirara

1359-2, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 649-2211, Japan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Shirahama Onsen area of Shirahama-cho, is near Adventure World.
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Travel Blogs from Shirahama-cho

Wakayama!

A travel blog entry by wwoofers on Jul 28, 2014

12 comments, 34 photos

... so invitingly close and the free time to explore our surroundings, we were never farm from a refreshing dip.

Our week was filled with chickens, as our hosts own over 40 of the fluffy creatures and we soon mastered the art of egg snatching and chicken catching (I think Ken only got bitten once or twice). Other farm activities included planting carrots, watering parched plants, mulching in
soybeans and eggplant, picking a ...

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc on Jun 06, 2014

15 photos

... we had to, she has all our luggage in her home and we are about to separate (Shane in the mens side and me with the women) with only some cash in our pockets. What have we done??
Saki-no-Yu has been well known in Japan for over 1,300 years and is truly unique. Once you've stripped off your clothing and wrapped the less than modest towel in strategic places for the short walk to the pool, you find yourself soaking in a beautiful open air ...

Last day of hiking

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 06, 2014

40 photos

... to have been established over 2,700 years ago near the base of the waterfall, but moved up the hill to its current location after being damaged by fire many centuries ago. The trail was completely overgrown with moss and hardly ever used prior to the designation of this as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2004.
The Kumano Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine sits on a magnificent site, with views of the huge waterfall as you face east, and views of the sparkling blue ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 05, 2014

82 photos

... Hosshinmon-oji, a gate which marks a very significant point on the Kumano Kodo trail, which is said to be where pilgrims pass the outermost entrance into the Hongu shrine. Hosshin means spiritual awakening or path to enlightenment, and this is supposed to be the point along the trail where pilgrims begin to experience a heightened sense of spiritual awareness.
Shortly after this we climbed to a beautiful lookout point where we could see the Hongu ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14 on Apr 03, 2014

32 photos

... lose perspective.
They did provide us with a translation of the dharma used for the service, and it focused on the pursuit and attainment of perfect wisdom, which is said to cast out all fear (Biblical) as well as to remove desire, greed and material needs from one’s life. One of the interesting phrases they included was “in matter there is emptiness, and in emptiness there is matter”. They encourage their worshippers to ...

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