- Shuttle bus service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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The 2:30 hrs train ride from Nagoya to Takayama was very scenic. I really got a bit homesick on this train ride. Takayama is a small town close to the Japanes mountains also called Japanese Alps. The town has a beautiful old town and many lovely temples (with awesome picture opportunities). I did two day trips, one on top of a mountain with a cable car and another one ...
... to wash in the shower first and then soak in the tub. You could see the group's faces drop as we all realised we were going to be getting a bit more intimate than we imagined having only met the day before. We somehow found a very British solution though and, without discussing it, we managed to time things so that we each had the place to ourselves for a while. My sacrifice was that I had to skip the traditional Japanese breakfast of ...
I travelled to Matsumoto with an old friend from university. On the first day of the trip, we visited Matsumoto Castle and walked around the streets of Matsumoto, tasting some local foods including basashi, sanzokuyaki and sansei, local sake. On the next day, we drove along Venus Line, stopping at Utsukushigahara Highland and Mt Kirigamine.
... so no ocean views possible. Like the Bullet, the Thunderbird runs precisely on schedule, but allows 5 minutes per stop to the Bullet's 60 seconds. So we considered ourselves in training for the Bullet which I believe we will take in a couple of days. After an hour and a half down time (shower time) in our hotel, once again, a top hotel, in Kyoto, we were whisked off to a "banquet dinner" where we would have a real geisha (I really did not think they still existed, but they ...
... by the hospitality he had received whilst in Japan so was considering maybe not going home just yet and volunteering around Japan for another couple of months, another one bitten by the Japan bug! I spent a couple of days doing the tourist thing around Nagano including Zenkoji temple which was more busy than usual as the temple was displaying the first Buddhist statue to be brought into Japan which only happens every 6 years, I also stumbled on a memorial service ...