Silk Hotel

1 Nishiki-cho, Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 395-0083, Japan | Hotel
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Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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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, ...

Ancient Cedars

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... were left to coax the wolves out and protect the crops. Like the US, however, wolves became more threat than help in the present day and are now extinct even though wild boar remain in abundance and have frolicked in fields owned by Madoka and Daisuke. This made for some interesting garlic harvesting and is one of the main reasons that the family does not grow sweet potatoes.

Sweet potatoes are a popular food even with the trouble it takes to grow them. On ...

Confessions of a Sushi-holic

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... is not in good health and were prepared for a fun night out to let off some steam. The restaurant we were headed for is one neither Madoka nor Daisuke have been to previously so it would be a new experience for all of us. Although fast food chains in the US are speedy, they have few of the same qualities as a conveyor belt sushi restaurant. Let me take you through step by step on how to eat at this type of restaurant and then I'll get into some of the more ...

A little Video Clip

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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I recorded a brief clip on our way to work on the first day at Uno Team Farm just to give everyone a feel for the scenery! I finally got it uploaded on youtube...enjoy! :)

http://youtu.be/XZdtv5UIsV8 ...

Uno Tea Farm

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... of fertilization and recently the farms have been fertilized up to 6 times a year, although this is down from past years due to fertilizer costs. Being part of the tea union in Harunocho also means putting in time at the tea factory itself. The pictures I included are some of the machinery at work processing green tea. We didn't get a chance to get too involved (since we have no idea what we are doing!) but it was fun to have our own version of how ...

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