Kishu Minabe Royal Hotel

348 Yamauchi Ometsudomari, Minabe-cho, Hidaka-gun, Wakayama Prefecture, Kinki, 645-0012, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Minabe-cho

Sashimi with Yumi & other Wakayama Delights

A travel blog entry by marybc


... we had to, she has all our luggage in her home and we are about to separate (Shane in the mens side and me with the women) with only some cash in our pockets. What have we done??
Saki-no-Yu has been well known in Japan for over 1,300 years and is truly unique. Once you've stripped off your clothing and wrapped the less than modest towel in strategic places for the short walk to the pool, you find yourself soaking in a beautiful open air ...

Hiking the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... lodge. Many of the Japanese meals involve cooking your own food above a small fire. Thus far, we have cooked beef, eggs, bacon, fish, tofu, various vegetables and mushrooms and some pudding. The benefits are that it is fun to share together, and the food is then very fresh and hot. Every meal we look forward to seeing what surprises are in store for us as we open up the dainty little bowls that are arrayed in front of us when we sit down at the ...

Buddhist ceremony & Kumano Kodo sacred pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... centuries. It is said that Emperor Godaigo, who reigned during the 11th century, made this pilgrimage hike over 30 times. Our first day was steep hiking through dense cedar forest, listening to the songs of nightingales and woodpeckers, and enjoying the beautiful cherry and plum blossoms along the way.
Our destination was the Takahara village, which sits on the edge of the mountain, overlooking a valley that is said to fill with delicate mist ...

Pious pilgrimage

A travel blog entry by benandmartin


... several hills covered with forests (nothing is a proper mountain anymore after Nepal). It's particularly nice because the path is dotted with over 100 small shrines which we used to measure our progress - although technically I think we were meant to pray or perform some kind of ritual at each one.

It rained heavily on the first day but being proper hardcore pilgrims and not wanting the divine beings to be disappointed with us we pressed ...

Getting off the beaten track in the Kii Penninusla

A travel blog entry by thebartons99


... as the best place in Japan (and therefore the world!) for fresh tuna sashimi! We got our host's recommendation for his favourite spot and made our way to a real hole-in-the wall restaurant (Takehara). We got our spot at the counter (the whole restaurant is a counter with about 12 seats!). Everybody was staring at us, and we got the feeling this place didn't see too many foreigners or even out-of-towners. We were treated to the biggest plate of ...


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