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... during the week, but gets very busy on the weekends. Such a nice nice place where life is pretty laid back. Great place to get acquainted with Japanese village lifestyle. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, even if out hotel room was the smallest room so far. No kidding it would be no more than 10 square metres. Still beats a capsule hotel.
Tomorrow we are taking the bus to Nagoya at 12pm. Will take 2.5 hours to get to Nagoya. I have a feeling the wet weather will follow us to Nagoya
The train ride to Kanazawa was very scenic. Lots of snow capped peaks, flowing rivers and plenty of lush green fields. The hotel where we are staying is brand new, and very very large by Japanese standards. After settling in we take a walk to see what the city has to offer. Its a rather warm day, 25, and lots of blue sky. The city is far more spread out than other cities in Japan.
The railway station is buzzing with activity as it has just opened a week ago, and there are a ...
... with a wheel float that was used to turn corners. The drivers wind down a small wheel, and the two front wheels come up, allowing the pushers to change direction.
We then went into another museum containing a one-tenth scale replica of the 28 buildings of the Toshogu shrine at Nikko. It was interesting being able to look at the entire masoleum, and enjoy the beautiful carvings, which you can't really see in the full size version. It ...
... other hand ate his fill enough to politely say "goshiso-usama deshita" which means it was a real feast, which put the biggest of smiles on our hosts face.
Off to the Hida village to see old traditional Japanese houses and way of life. Although it was only ten minutes by bus we were amazed at how much snow there was - it was a few feet deep in places and some of the houses were cordoned off for safety. Their life seemed very tough.
... These gardens were so lovely — the different areas were well-placed, there were good mixes of shadow and full sun and of quiet, small spaces with larger, open spaces. Really ideal for strolling for hours.
Of course, the sakura blooms were the star attraction — a well-deserved honor. That bright pink against the vivid blue sky melts away worries. Not to be outdone by the sakura, the sun also increased its intensity that day. The warmth was so welcome after the ...