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... during the week, but gets very busy on the weekends. Such a nice nice place where life is pretty laid back. Great place to get acquainted with Japanese village lifestyle. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, even if out hotel room was the smallest room so far. No kidding it would be no more than 10 square metres. Still beats a capsule hotel.
Tomorrow we are taking the bus to Nagoya at 12pm. Will take 2.5 hours to get to Nagoya. I have a feeling the wet weather will follow us to Nagoya
... it was a delight to sit back and have confidence and be in comfort.
The bus stops every two hours for about 20 minutes and, even though he had no English, the bus driver showed us a little clock, moving the hands to the appropriate times for us to return to the bus.
We were amazed at the comfort stops we made. Like a big eating plaza with everything you could think of, including Starbucks at most of them.
The thing ...
... the toilet when a pair of slip on shoes is provided! This Ryokan is spotless, so much so that we are very careful to keep things just so. Our room is lovely with tatami (rice straw) mats covering the floor, futons, a low table with Japanese teapot and cups and beautiful laid out kimono for us both. There is a moment of panic when we are unable to open our door - not wanting to break the lock, unable to speak to our hosts we finally manage to work ...
After moving on every couple of days, we decided to enjoy 5 nights in one spot. Takayama was a lovely little town with the river running through it and shrines galore amongst the cedar trees. The town is renowned for its carpentry and its Hida beef. Both are excellent!! The beef is usually cut very thinly so it melts in your mouth. ...
... of town which houses many temples and shrines. We had a special local green tea with soya foam in a tea room in an old traditional shop accessed via a sliding door that we would never have known existed but for our tour leader's local knowledge. To finish our sightseeing we went to the old government building from the 17th century that is the only one existing in japan now from that era which also has one of the ...