Travel Blogs from Nanao
... before being hustled by the guide into our shoes again and outside so that we could line up, remove our hats, hide our umbrellas behind ourselves and then crouch down with bowed heads and hands together as in prayer so that we could be blessed by the priest on his way past. The blessing consisted of being struck on the head by one of the beads he was carrying. We left the main hall and clambered through the snow, which was up to mid calf level in the gardens to see some minor ...
Leaving our bags at the hotel we took taxis to the railway station for the shinkansen, or bullet train. We were surprised to see that it was snowing as we hadn't expected snow as far south as Kyoto. It had been cold and we had been glad of our lined walking trousers, thermals hats and thick gloves to insulate us as we explored the temples etc but we had not expected snow. It was unusual and had arrived only six days after a freak snow storm had brought Tokyo to ...
... me, giggles and goes about her business… I pay the 3 euros and get back to my place, open the magazine up and it turns out it is censored. All male genitals look like sightsabers and the female ones are just blank bits on the page. Oh well…
On my way back from the store I noticed that a wind was picking up and a little rain was starting to fall. This made walking outside extremely pleasant after the infer of the last couple of days. At night ...
... the car, eating of of the car, practically living out of the car. Public toilets are usually not too bad and as we get up early there is no risk of anybody coming in. So you can wash yourself down and get changed as well :-) Boy isn`t traveling on a budget great!
In the evening we had a walk through town went to a local sake bar managed to order 2 sakes and some sashimi with who knows what fish, only thing we could identify was tuna. The locals ...
My colleagues and I visited Fumigiku Sake Brewery company. As soon as we enter the store, we all noticed the sake fragrance.
On that day, we were not able to see how sake is brewed, but the staff there told us that we are able to see it if we could make a reservation in advance. They even provide sampling of sake for visitors. Visitors can also purchase sake for souvenirs.
The staff of ...
Other places to stay in Nanao
Wakura Onsen, Nanao | Hotelfrom $130
31-1 Moto Fuchumachi Ha, Nanao | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Wakura Onsen, Nanao | Hotelfrom $192
1 Shinmei-cho, Nanao | Hotelfrom $67
Wakura Onsen, Nanao | Hotelfrom $61
2 Misogicho , Nanao | Hotelfrom $48