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... miso, fish and raw egg. I don't feel like I missed much to be honest. In Takayama we visited a folk village with examples of all kinds of different traditional houses from the 17th and 18th centuries. The biggest thing that struck me was how smoky everywhere smelt. There are fires burning constantly and the wooden houses had absorbed the smell so much that you really couldn't escape it. It was fascinating to imagine how people lived in ...
... cooked on the sizzling stone brought to the table. At 2 p.m. we boarded the Thunderbird train for Kyoto. The train is similar to the Bullet Train, but the route is different. Our journey was slightly over 2 hours, through many small towns and rice paddies set against a lovely mountainous background. Nearing Kyoto, we passed Japan's largest lake, Lake Biwa, big enough that at first we thought we might be seeing the ocean. Actually Kyoto is more or less mid way between the east and ...
... plush carpet...removed every 25 years and replaced! We saw some pictures of the village homes in winter and they looked like giant igloos ..they aren't kidding when they say the winters are severe. After this delightful stop, we carried on our journey, arriving in Kanazawa, on the west coast of Japan. In the core of Kanazawa, a city of over 2 million, sits a preserved Samurai mansion with beautiful gardens which we were allowed to ...
... getting around today, despite almost no WiFi. Maybe I should forget the pocket WiFi more often. I killed time at the station by eating a Krispy Kreme doughnut (not readily available in Vancouver) and an orange in a McDonald's as it was the only place to sit. McDonald's is not cheap here. One can get a better, bigger meal for less money. I caught the train back and made the walk in the dark back up the hill. Elissa and "The Girl" on ...
... the various gods. They are manipulated with strings from inside the covered box of the float. The most elaborate requires 8 puppet masters, each managing 4 strings to make the puppets do circus tricks and make other complex movements, There are special thick walled storehouses with tall doors which house the floats not currently on display. To see this parade one needs to come either April 12--13 or October 9th and 10th. It would be a most unique ...