Travel Blogs from Gero
... sake which was surprisingly tasty. It’s a slightly lumpy milky looking liquid that has a spirit but sweet and sour flavours all at the same time. The locals make it as an offering for their autumn festival.
There are many photos around showing the village in the winter, covered in a thick layer of snow. Today however is very hot. Back on the bus our guide puts on a video and is quiet for the return journey, thank goodness.
... is also a sizeable vinyl collection as well. The owner is a sixty-year oldish Japanese bloke, obviously with a passion for jazz. The walls are lined with posters of Thelonius Monk and the like, but the CD collection is what really catches the eye. There are about 16 seats in the whole bar and we are the only patrons tonight. Cocktails are the only drinks on offer, so we order a margarita and sit back to enjoy the music. We realise we can’t sit there ...
... br> Anyway we finally got to the Ropeway. Unfortunately since i left Takayama 2 hours earlier it had been raining consistently. The cloud was pretty much at ground level and looked great wreathed through the trees but drastically reduced viewing distances. When i finally got to the top of the Ropeway you couldn't see more than 100m before it was just a wall of grey, which was a shame but not unexpected in a mountainous region. Still, the ...
... I was finished with my beef. In the morning we checked out the local market and then headed to a festival that was happening in the old part of town. It was an art and street meat festival! I love street meat! And there were booths selling every type everywhere, some sort of ninja drumming show....and some art to fill the space. First I had some sort of sticky round McDonald's hash brown looking thing....on a stick (of course)...it ...
... woman who attended us explained each step We folded, pasted, and sewed for just under an hour, emerging with our happy creations. A little more involved, he agreed to go see the Edo buildings. Once inside, he used his change to buy some bread for us all to feed the koi. We had a go with traditional wooden toys including stilts. Both boys made rice crackers in a kiln. The small flat discs puff up, need to be flattened and then toasted They ...
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