Shiofukikan

47-15 Nagashimo, Urugi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 399-1601, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Urugi-mura

Old Japan

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500

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... tatami rooms, and an onsen. Dinner was a large formal Japanese dinner with some great food, including some local beef that gets the massage and sake treatment. Really delicious.

We've all heard, I think, about Japan's aging population. Nowhere is that more apparent than in the countryside. In the cities, you still feel as if it is a relatively young country, but in the little towns and on the trains into these areas ...

Ancient Cedars

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... day we stayed in Haruno Madoka and I spent the afternoon swapping culinary ideas and she taught me how to make a traditional version of mochi! I had made these before at my host in Yamanashi but I have to say that the way Madoka makes them is much more tasty from a western palette. The dough is made from tofu and sticky rice powder and then filled with any sweet gooey concoction you can think up. We used mashed sweet potatoes in ours but in the past she has ...

Confessions of a Sushi-holic

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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... it was unbearable. Uni, for those unfamiliar, comes from the insides of a sea urchin (the spiky little animals that dwell on the sea floor) and is a delicacy in Japanese cuisine as well as becoming a popular food item in the western culinary world. For us, however, it was unappealing and not quite so appetizing. It is yellowish in color, slimy in texture and tastes kind of like salt water. In the end the pineapple came to the rescue and we are now able to ...

A little Video Clip

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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I recorded a brief clip on our way to work on the first day at Uno Team Farm just to give everyone a feel for the scenery! I finally got it uploaded on youtube...enjoy! :)

http://youtu.be/XZdtv5UIsV8 ...

Uno Tea Farm

A travel blog entry by wwoofers

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Their tea is grown organically according to the regulations of the tea union that Daisuke is a member of. This means that only approved fertilizers are used...we originally hazarded a guess as to what fertilizers they used given the fact that the family has a composting toilet (digging in dirt made from human poo is such a thrilling thought isn't it?) but the fertilizers they use are from chickens and fish emulsion. Tea itself requires quite ...

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