Silk Hotel

2-7 Sakaemachi, Nakatsugawa, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, 508-0032, Japan | Hotel
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Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... tatami rooms, and an onsen. Dinner was a large formal Japanese dinner with some great food, including some local beef that gets the massage and sake treatment. Really delicious.

We've all heard, I think, about Japan's aging population. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the countryside. In the cities, you still feel as if it is a relatively young country, but in the little towns and on the trains into these areas ...

Ancient Cedars

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... as we pushed it through the mud and water. Pushing anything through mud is not easy and after half a paddy (1 out of 5) we were sweating bullets. It took all morning to successfully till 4 out of 5 paddies and then hand weed the 5th due to some uneven rows and enormous weeds. Hand weeding involves bending over at the waist to pull the weeds out by their roots and making sure not to step on the growing rice or fall over face first into the paddy...we may or may not ...

Confessions of a Sushi-holic

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... the latter).

After a long day of pruning tea trees and getting hot and sweaty on a typical humid Shizuoka afternoon (the temperature was around 26 Celsius and for those Americans unversed in non Fahrenheit temperatures as we are that's around 78 degrees) we cleaned up and headed out to one of the nearby urban centers for a fast food experience. We had just picked Madoka up at the train station on her way back from visiting her elderly diabetic ...

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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... been inundated with new words and ideas about the Japanese way of life as well as the finer points of tea farming. The farm plots that are maintained by the Uno family are scattered all across the mountain and each day we have headed to a new one to weed, prune, harvest and provide general upkeep the the trees. Now for everyone wondering about what kind of tea...the main type of tea processed from these trees is green tea. However, black tea and white ...

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