Yama no Yado Shimofujiya
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... the upper floors used for industries such as making gunpowder and cultivating silkworms.
The thatched roofs, often with a surface area of around six hundred square metres, are made of susuki grass, which is native to the northern part of the region, and have to be replaced every 25-35 years.
I read it costs some 20 million yen to rethatch an entire roof (the Japanese yen is worth more than the Australian dollar at the moment), so many ...
... ropes, sword play and throwing of shuriken throwing stars. It was quite a spectacle and we both thoroughly enjoyed it.
We then went to a show featuring the glamour and flamboyance of the geisha. There was an audible gasp from the audience as the very beautiful Oiran Dochu, the ultimate geisha, was revealed wearing a brocade obi belt tied in front, high platform geta shoes, and the most gorgeous elaborate hairstyle ...
... 1651. This lovely complex is on a hillside (very high) and surrounded by lovely pine trees.
At the entrance to the temple, was Omizu-ya, which was donated by a feudal lord, it was very decorative and inside it originally had a painting of a dragon on the ceiling. However, it was hard to distinguish what this was now. This little structure had water and a pail inside and one could wash their hands clean before moving into the temple ...
... Before Christmas ride, impressive latest hologram effects and creepy cute!!
-Peter Pans Flight, pretty cool for a non thrill seeker type ride, you fly thru the air in a pirate ship going thru an indoor interactive story
-Snow White's Adventure, adorable and slightly disturbing fairytale fantasy, in the style of an old school ghost train
-Space Mountain, actually made me feel a little sick, which is new, indoor rollercoasters in complete darkness with projected ...
... by now and Justin and I were getting super super cold. It was fun to play ring toss and watch the little Japanese ladies run around madly to collect the money from the donation boxes getting ready to close the temples for the day.
Our favourite part of the whole day was the peacefulness of Nikko and how charming the area was. The running water, the huge ancient trees, the stone work of the walls, the red leaves that had just fallen ...