Pension St. Moritz

Address: 1461-1 Owashi, Takasucho, Gujo, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, 501-5303, Japan | Pension
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This pension is located on 1461-1 Owashi, Takasucho, Gujo.
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Travel Blogs from Gujo

Saturday - Kanazawa to Kyoto

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 23, 2015

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... trees which bloomed a month or so ago, there are wonderful rows of irises and many azaleas currently flowering. In some cases, the azalea bushes have been manicured on the style (but not the size) of bonsai trees. Like many parks, this is slightly raised and views of the surrounding city appear at regular intervals. The garden is noted for combining the six attributes of a perfect landscape garden: spaciousness, seclusion, artifice, antiquity and panoramas and is designated a ...

Friday, May 22nd

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 22, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... village and get a close up view of a new thatched roof being applied. It looks like hot, hot work, even in the mountains. But it is made a bit easier these days with the assistance of a chainsaw to shave the thatch once it has been applied. To get a bit of the feel for the roof, imagine one of those sisal door mats about 25 times the thickness and about 6 times the density .. so at least 18 inches of thickness or more, and the density of a ...

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

... the gateway to the Japanese alps. The houses and yards were delicate and Japanese, just like calendar photographs. But I was surprised at how common it is to have a private rice paddy. As we would have a side yard of lawn, frequently we saw side plots of newly planted rice. I have been told that a family will normally consume the contents of three paddies in a year. If they cultivate more than that, the excess can be ...

Takayama and Shirakawa-go

A travel blog entry by domandkatey on Apr 29, 2015

39 photos

... helped her read some of the more difficult words (the inner teacher in me couldn’t stop myself). Anyway, the interior of these homes are really impressive and are all made of massive beams of dark wood. A fire burned in the hearth on the first floor to keep the house warm and kill the insects in the leafy rooftop (as they say, 2 birds 1 stone). There were ancient tools for harvesting, planting and sake making. You climbed up the house by means of ...