Travel Blogs from Shimoda
... village streets in the magical quiet of the evening, wearing the yukata gown supplied by your inn.
Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to NojiriLonger Option :
Walking distance : 18.4km
Elevation gain : 723m of ascent and 644m of descent
Time required : About 6 hoursShorter Option :
Walking distance : 3.7km
Elevation gain : 101m of ascent and 117m of descent
Time required : About 1 hoursThe longest day (about 6 hours) ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.
... to explain that so far in Japan quite every touristic restaurant has their dishes that they serve displayed in a plastic version (and it mostly looks very delicious). I had a menu with 10 (!) dishes including noodle soup, tempura shrimps, sashimi and other unnamable delicacy. Later I continued my task to find all of the gods, but I could not find the last one so after a long search we went back to the hostel. (Here to say that I told Beni I wouldn’t go home until ...
It was a bright, bright sunshiney day :-D Sooo lovely to see blue skies!! We started with a walk around the Kawazu Seven Waterfalls then headed north up the east coast of Izu Peninsula to the spectacular Jogasaki coastline, the suspension bridge and flower gardens. Then on to Mt Omuro, an extinct volcano covered in grass. We rode the chairlift up the very steep slope and at ...
We chilled out reading books this morning while it was pouring rain it was enjoyably relaxing. The rain started to ease off about 10 and we set off for a drive around the coastline of the Izu peninsula. It's not very far, just as well as the speed limit is 40 or 50km throughout the region. We had a fun day. The pics tell it ...
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