Travel Blogs from Gero
... that annoyance out of my mind, we checked the weather report, and found something else to get annoyed about. 10 degrees Celsius, and heavy rain. Superb. We sat in the warmth of our room for around an hour while the heaviest rain passed, which gave me a chance to catch up on the blog entries. Yesterday's entry was posted after breakfast this morning, because I kind of fell asleep while writing it, so I aborted the mission and moved from the patch of floor ...
... br> We must be strange, because some people can get in an onsen bath for 20 or 30 minutes without a problem, and call it the most relaxing thing in the world. Personally, after 5 minutes I've had enough, and after 10 minutes I'm starting to get a headache. Don't get me wrong, it's a great experience, and I really enjoy it, but i enjoy 5 to 10 minutes of it, not an hour.
After we were out of the bath, after a short wait ...
... and visited a nostalgia museum, which was surprisingly good.
Our second day in Takayama included a visit to Hida Folk village, which provided a faithful recreation of how a village in the Japan Alps would have traditionally functioned around 500 years ago. If I could sum up their way of life in two words, it would be "bloody freezing". After an Arctic couple of hours in the folk village, we decided to go and ...
... museum has great information on this. Traditional houses worth the visit too. In the afternoon I took the train to Hida Fukuyama. If you have time this town worth the visit for its white clay buildings and the 800 Carps swimming inside the canal by the ...
I took the early morning fast train to Nagoya then the local train to Takayama. By noon I arrived at the K's House Hostel. A lot smaller than the one in Kyoto but still good. I decided to head out to the Folk Village for a visit of the old traditional houses. These are homes which date back for 2 or more centuries back but still used to keep the tradition. Hida beef is one of the famouse beef in the region and it worth ...
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