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Friday, 4. September
To get from Hiroshima to Takayama, our next destination, it took us the longest jurney by train in Japan, almost 6 hours. We had to change the train twice and the last train was a panorama train with huge windows. Takayama is something like a small village in relation to the big cities of Japan, althought it has more than 90'000 citizens. We noticed it already when we went off the train – for the first time there were ...
I met Koji, whilst having dinner in a restaurant. We decided to do a road trip to Kamikochi and the sightseeing spots around the highlands.
Had an amazing day,the weather was playing along and travelling in a car for a change felt just like heaven :)
We finished the day off, by soaking in an outdoor hot spring. What more can you want!?! :)
Spend around 4 nights in Matsumotta, used it as a base to do the Magome- Tsumago Trail, Kamikochi and the Wasabi farm
The hostel I stayed in, had a great escape plan, one route was the front door, the other through a window, unfortunately someone would need to cut back all the trees+ plans in order to have a quick escape :)
Also loved the advise for earthquakes: hid under the ...
... two villages with very old traditional gassho-style houses. Gassho means "praying hands". The two villages where very cute but also very very touristic. I will notice that I really like rice fields (I you haven't already noticed that from pictures earlier this trip) and I felt in love with Japanese temples, houses and gardens. I hope I don't bore you with my pictues ...
... break it over the meal, they don't cook it that often. I'm eating it, but not overly impressed. You should see my chopstick skills. I have not asked for the correct food eating implements, ie: knife and fork, yet. I can pick up anything with 2 bits of sticks now.
Today, l did put the foot down though and had a Big Mac. Sorry, but I just need a hit of junk food. And no, there was no rice served with it.