Okada Ryokan Warakutei
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Banquet room
- Room service
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... Helen tried the White bean with cherry leaf which is the seasonal speciality which was really very good. Chris & Nia opted for the chocolate fillings. Full of sake & various foods we went to the castle which is heritage listed. Volunteers offer a free guiding service so we availed ourselves of this and had a very entertaining and informative two hours with our personal guide. We climbed right to the top of the castle and learnt a lot about castles and Japan in general. ...
... have tatami mats which must not be walked in in shoes. Nia likes them because it has a horsy stable smell (hay like smell). We have slippers for the hall area and special toilet slippers! There are no beds as the maids come to lay out the futon mattresses at 7pm. When Nia unpacked her bag she found her camera... After lunch we walked around the town which has lots of old houses and excellent craft shops. ...
... br> 5th
Had to happen sooner or later. The rain has been falling since early this morning, and doesnt look like it will stop any time soon. After the free hotel breakfast we grab our umbrellas and head out. Still managed to see a lot, and the town is very crowded with tourists. We spend quite a bit of time inside the historic little shops sampling all types of food and pickles, miso soup, rice crackers etc. In fact we skip lunch as we eat so many samples.
... best replicas we have ever seen. A real work of art.
A couple of pictures of the Sakurayama Hachiman-gu shrine and some of the surrounding streets saw us finish off our day with a walk back to the hotel.
We have included a picture of the little box car that are very popular over here with Japanese drivers. Arthur thinks they look like a box of Weetbix on wheels. The wheels are really small, they don't look much bigger than pram ...
... realise how lucky we are to see Fuji as most of the year it is covered in cloud.
At 10am we arrive at Nagoya for our onward journey to Takayama. The journey takes us through mountainous valleys with steep gorges and jade green rivers cascading below and we can see there is snow on the mountains. The architecture in the valley towns is pretty boring though. We arrive at Takayama and check into our accommodation a traditional guest ...