TripAdvisor Reviews Hakuchiso Miyoshi
Travel Blogs from Miyoshi
... Some of the trees were just starting to change
colour -I can only imagine what it will look like in a couple of weeks from
Saturday afternoon was spent with Maiko and her family. They
came to the hotel to pick us up and off we went to the top of Mt. Yashima. On
top of this mountain is the 83rd temple on the pilgrimage journey.
There was also views out to the Seto Inland Sea although it was a ...
... areas as well.
The auditorium was beautiful, with lanterns hanging down with the theatre's logo and 'coats of arms' of all the acting families printed on them. Much like Western theatres, it had an Imperial Box, just in case royalty came to visit, and the rich sat on the upper tier on cushions, whilst the commoners sat on tatami mats on the floor in the stalls.
It was riddled with all kinds of manually-operated contraptions ...
... back home.
My stay here was my one and only night at a ryokan in Japan. These are traditional guesthouses which have tatami mat floors (woven mats) and you sleep on futons. Included is food and breakfast which is had kneeling or sitting in a dining room (also tatami mat). In this building sound carries well. You can hear your host running to the kitchen, running back, gently sliding back the door before entering the dining room ...
Entering Takamatsu the travelers crossed the Grand Seto Bridge: 13 KM long and ¥3,500. There's a stop in the middle with photo-ops and a long line of vending machines.
The next morning, the younger Ito, Mouse, and Fox went to the Konpira Shrine. There are many steps, but a pleasant walk it is.
... 5 of them in this group) was leaving the tour to join his wife in Kyoto for a day or so, before flying home to Sydney. It would also make it doubly less confusing now as this John is also John Ward, the same as our neighbour John, who is also on the tour with us.
We caught a small one carriage tram car thingy to the Ritsurin Garden. The Garden was original constructed in the mid 1620s by a feudal lord called Takatoshi Ikoma. The Gardens were expanded upon ...