Ryokan Yakenoyu

Address: 365 Nakao, Okuhidaonsengo, Takayama, Gifu, Chubu, 506-1422 , 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

    ... so no ocean views possible. Like the Bullet, the Thunderbird runs precisely on schedule, but allows 5 minutes per stop to the Bullet's 60 seconds. So we considered ourselves in training for the Bullet which I believe we will take in a couple of days. After an hour and a half down time (shower time) in our hotel, once again, a top hotel, in Kyoto, we were whisked off to a "banquet dinner" where we would have a real geisha (I really did not think they still existed, but they ...

    Friday, May 22nd

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 22, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... were allowed a short stool to sit on, but then the food was below knee level. A small fish was served, intact, and a bit messy to manage with chop sticks but we all managed one way or another. Various Japanese condiments and the required rice bowl, of course. A miso topping was heated on a small brazier to be added the rice. More an experience than a delight, but not every meal will suit everyone. After lunch we were given an hour to walk ...

    A day in Takayama May 21

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 21, 2015

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... hierarchy could be defined in many ways. One is the border decoration on the tatami mats which adorned every inside room. Most decorative borders, of course, were laid in rooms for the top ranking officials, lesser borders such as a black trim were for less senior officials, ranging down to mats with no trim for nobodys, especially women. We saw the room where potential prisoners were brought to trial, and a few examples of enforcement tools were on display. No ...

    From Tokyo to Takayama

    A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 20, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... But apparently it's usually cheaper to buy the rice than to try and grow it yourself. This hotel has 2 Japanese baths, so we were given complete instructions on the etiquette of the bath, information that I'm not sure either Rowland nor I are going to be needing. We'll see. We know everyone says they are wonderful ... not to be missed ... but it's hard to overcome inborn and long nurtured habits like avoiding rooms full of naked ...

    Monkey business in the Alps

    A travel blog entry by mattstanbridge on May 13, 2015

    1 comment, 111 photos

    ... one hot plate for one type of beef and a central gas ring built into the table where you dipped vegetables and other type of beef cut in boiling water to cook briefly, none of us had any real idea what we were supposed to be doing which always makes it entertaining! The following day I'd decided on a visit to Kamikochi national park area a two hour bus ride from town to a mountainous area which in true form was cloudy on the day of my visit ( an American guy from ...