Yoshizawa Ryokan

1-23 Odori, Iida, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 395-0056, Japan | Hotel
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Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... really not that complicated. First, we needed to take the Shinkansen--that's the bullet-train--to Nagoya, then transfer to an express, and then transfer to a local for the last fifteen minutes. The local was two cars, but basically its a subway with handholds. This dropped us about 2 miles from Tsumago. Only in Japan can you take a subway train to within 2 miles of some place that is basically the middle of nowhere.
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Ancient Cedars

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... a few times...oh and all of this is done barefoot but thankfully the only critters swimming around in the paddies were tadpoles. I can now imagine why many old women in japan walk almost bent at the waist; after a life time of sowing and weeding a rice field I think my back would look about the same.

Rice work only lasted until lunch and then we were relinquished from duty for the day and headed back up into the mountains for a stroll around the biggest ...

Confessions of a Sushi-holic

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... off our lists of new foods to try. All in all a delicious and filling meal and one that I recommend everyone try either in Japan itself or in some of the more sushi friendly cities of the US. And good luck with the uni!

P.S. We neglected to bring our camera with us so I have pirated a picture off the internet to give everyone an idea of what the restaurant looked like. It was one of the bigger chains I think and not all of these type of restaurants look the same.
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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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