Oyado Jinkuro

Address: 1112 Hitoegane, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1432 , Japan | Ryokan
 
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This ryokan is located in the Okuhida Onsen area of Takayama.
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    Travel Blogs from Takayama

    Saturday - Kanazawa to Kyoto

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 23, 2015

    4 photos

    ... cut or decide this is not the life they had envisioned. For the first 5 years they are looked after by the "mother" of the house, as well as, I believe, by their patrons. They can see their families only 3 times per year and otherwise are completely under control of the house mother. Somehow I kept thinking of the similarity to nuns, although the masters served are different. One interesting thing I learned about geishas as well as kabuki actors is why their faces are made up ...

    Friday, May 22nd

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 22, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... village and get a close up view of a new thatched roof being applied. It looks like hot, hot work, even in the mountains. But it is made a bit easier these days with the assistance of a chainsaw to shave the thatch once it has been applied. To get a bit of the feel for the roof, imagine one of those sisal door mats about 25 times the thickness and about 6 times the density .. so at least 18 inches of thickness or more, and the density of a ...

    A day in Takayama May 21

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 21, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... seasons or with particular food. We joined a volunteer group of diners for a Hida beef dinner at a specialty restaurant. Our guide, Yumi joined us and helped us understand what to order and how to handle it. Again, we realized that on our own we could never have this experience. Finding the restaurant would be unlikely, but if we had wandered into it, we would have had no idea how to go about ordering. Paying the bill also required Yumi's intervention. All tables ...

    From Tokyo to Takayama

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 20, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... grades, and this area is famous for having the very best. After lunch it was a long but very beautiful drive on narrow mountain roads with tunnels every mile or so, for about 3 hours to reach Takayama. We were all exhausted when we arrived at about 7:30, but in awe of the bus driver's skills maneuvering the narrow mountain roads with only a couple of inches between oncoming buses and trucks in many places. Takayama ...

    Monkey business in the Alps

    A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on May 13, 2015

    1 comment, 111 photos

    So armed with a new rail pass I left Tokyo and headed for the Japan Alps area, my new rail pass only allowed for 5 days travel within a 14 day period and as I wanted to make best use of it to head north it was to be a whistle stop tour or the Alps area, first stop was Nagano which once hosted the Winter Olympics but only sun on my visit if a slight drop in temperature, I'd booked at a hostel where there was a lad from Manchester working on a volunteer basis, he too ...