Takayama Kanko Hotel
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... festival. It would be quite a spectacle with these amazing ancient floats that take lots of people to operate. It attracts about 300,000. There was a video about it at the Festival Float display.
Dinner was HIDA beef Sukiyaki, the full monty including sashimi, beef and vegetables, miso soup, rice, tofu custard, Japanese pickles and some pink worm looking things that were delicious. And a bonus, they gave me a sweet. And as always ...
... the very best.
There was a young Irishman at the bar, but otherwise all Japanese mostly having what they call "set" meals like Rod had or Sukiyaki style. The young Irishman is going to Sydney in a week as his sister lives there. Most people here have some basic English, and you get by with pointing at menu items to order. The currency is also easy as 1,000 yen is roughly $10, so just move the decimal point 2 places.
Today we went to see the floats for the Takayama Autumn Festival. We wandered around the old town, and went to Salute for wood oven pizza - delicious. We bought some yummy chestnut biscuits. In the evening we went back into the town, and watched ...
In the morning we went to the Miyagawa morning market - it was great, yummy fried chicken. Joey bought Sarubobo dolls. Then we walked up to the Hida village, and explored the old houses. Collected stamps, answered the quiz and got a prize at the end. In the evening we went to Salute for pizza - delicious. We had Margherita pizza with ...
We left Toyama and caught the train to Takayama. Before we got on the train we went to the bakery and the mini mart nearly 5 times - for bread, churros, lollies, Arrived in Takayama and caught a taxi to our ryokan - Ryokan Murayama. We went onto the town to a French restaurant for dinner - ...