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... and do the one thing that made us book this (not very cheap hotel): take a bath at the roof. We took a private onsen on the 13th floor and we had a beautiful view over Takayama. The water there was very hot (around 42°C) so we did not stay for a very long time. Also there was a fence for security so that one could not simply jump, so the view was restricted. Still a very nice experience! After the bath we went to the hotel and watched a little bit of japanese ...
I met Koji, whilst having dinner in a restaurant. We decided to do a road trip to Kamikochi and the sightseeing spots around the highlands.
Had an amazing day,the weather was playing along and travelling in a car for a change felt just like heaven :)
We finished the day off, by soaking in an outdoor hot spring. What more can you want!?! :)
... two villages with very old traditional gassho-style houses. Gassho means "praying hands". The two villages where very cute but also very very touristic. I will notice that I really like rice fields (I you haven't already noticed that from pictures earlier this trip) and I felt in love with Japanese temples, houses and gardens. I hope I don't bore you with my pictues ...
Now I've joined up with the rest of the G Adventures tour my Japanese trip can start properly. Our first destination, Takayama is in the mountains and we took 2 trains out of Tokyo to reach it. The first was a bullet train which is very cool although I don't think it hit the top speed of 280km/h. Lunch was a bento box bought at the station. I'm not entirely sure what my choice contained but there was definitely sushi and tofu. I know ...
... together to form a Hida beef patty - you name it. The question is, where should you try it? The answer - Grill Tsunesan.
I can't even tell you where this place is on the map. We just "happened upon it" by chance, as if beef, sake and fate all intertwined in a moment of perfect synergy! It starts with us sitting down, staring at the pictures on the menu. Everything looks pretty ...