TripAdvisor Reviews Onyado Tsutaya Kiso-machi
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... a white flag (go) or red flag (stop)....very smart looking, not a scuff mark on them. A lone cyclist was grinding up the constant climb, in Lycra on a road bike nearing the 8% next 10k sign, at 20 degrees C, very tough guy. All watercourses have weirs for hydro power and at the top end the usual Snowy Hydro type tunnels and pipelines. Shinhotaka Ropeway is a two stage gondola ride to the top with the second gondola a double decker (only one in Japan). Passengers love ...
... and calligraphy brushes as offerings to the god that will improve their examination results. And that is all you can leave anywhere as Takayama has a take it home policy for rubbish. No bins anywhere except at shops for recycling only. Anything else, you carry and put in the hotel room bin. You cannot put rubbish down anywhere, public toilets have no bins but signs to tell you to take rubbish home. Petrol stations (and their bins) ...
... Custard Taiyaki (Fish shaped pan cake with filling)
· Sushi train
o Ebi (Shrimp)
o Salt water Eel
o Marbled Tuna
o Tempura Corn
o Tamago (Omelette)
o Chicken ...
... former traditional houses that were dismantled and moved from their original locations in the area to this village for preservation. On the way to the village I am intrigued by a massive wood carving. Just before the village I encounter “ The Seven Gods of Good Fortune Museum”. The story goes that the owner had agreed to contribute to costs of a commissioned carving of one of the gods and when it ...
... decided to relax and escape the heat. It was around 37 degrees. Michal behaved bravely and faced the heat I must say. He almost passed out once or twice and did not complain... A lot. We went to an open air public pool. Clean, organised and cheap. And a bonus of a great view to Tokyo Tower. Goodbye Tokyo... You will stay forever in my ...