Kanaguya

Shibuonsen, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0401 , Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

Another temple

A travel blog entry by alister.bland

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... off the pine trees. And they made work for themselves. As they plucked the nettles from the tree they discarded them to the ground below. Then when they had finished they picked them all up (by hand). With probably over 100 trees just in this park, and a couple of hours per tree, these people will be employed for a while. Safety reigned too. Each person up the tree had a safety harness and all the protective ...

SURE LET'S DO SHIRAKAWA

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... in a big way. They have no central heat in this farmhouse, so it was quite cold. This area gets a lot of snow in the winter.

It was about and 1.5 hour ride to the World Heritage Site. The ride was beautiful though as we started up into the Japanese Alps. This small village of Shirakawa-go is noted for its wooden houses with very thick thatched roofs. They are called Zasso-Sikuri houses. The family lived ...

Another action packed day

A travel blog entry by anniebusch

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... pool. After 20 minutes we all looked like cooked lobsters, got out and had yet another deep cleaning session, before getting dressed and catching a taxi back to the hotel.

A smaller group of us then caught the metro to the little town of Obuse, 30 minutes away. It was supposed to be a very pretty old town, but we were a little disappointed until we found the museum which had a very attractive garden. Otherwise the town ...

By train to Nagano - Winter Olympics 1998

A travel blog entry by anniebusch

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... as we drove to a Wasabi farm. Here we attended a cookery course to make wasabi pickles, which was fun, but I think the finished product will probably end up in the bin. It tasted like green humus! We also had a chance to try wasabi ice cream, a little bit hot and wasabi drink which tasted a little like lime juice. Wasabi grows in fast running water a bit like ...

A Monkey Surprise

A travel blog entry by mickq1

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... area. Much time spent with the monkeys, they are very comfortable with tourists. One alpha male who tends to get angry if you upset him by getting too close. Beautiful spring melt snow all around and the walk back is beautiful. Back near hotel many black suited guys with earpieces and police everywhere.
Back to the hotel to be shown Japanese room ......we did not book this so anxious staff hurried us out of the way. We later found out that the Japanese Prince was at hotel from ...

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This ryokan, located in the Kumanoyu Onsen area of Yamanouchi-machi, is near Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
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