Suzuki Ryokan

3972-66 Mukawacho Yanagisawa, Hokuto, Yamanashi Prefecture, Chubu, 408-0307, Japan | Ryokan
 

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Japan adventure

A travel blog entry by caitlin.z

The time was great I loved climbing the Tokyo Tower. I stay was great to, I felt really welcomed at the hotel. I LOVED having sushi everyday and trying so many different kinds. I went on all the rides at Disneyland. I also did a lot of exploring the place. It was great ...

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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... of fertilization and recently the farms have been fertilized up to 6 times a year, although this is down from past years due to fertilizer costs. Being part of the tea union in Harunocho also means putting in time at the tea factory itself. The pictures I included are some of the machinery at work processing green tea. We didn't get a chance to get too involved (since we have no idea what we are doing!) but it was fun to have our own version of how ...

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