The Pageant

1541-1383 Tokorono, Nikko, Tochigi, Kanto, 321-1421, Japan | Pension
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Shrines, Dumplings and Underwear

A travel blog entry by winterspring

7

... on the American government to thank for that). We had to leave the bullet train at one small town to pick up the regular train on the Nikko line and just missed our next train so we had an hour's wait until the next one. I am so glad we had this wait because here we had one of those travel moments you just have to love.

We were hungry and the station had these tiny little family owned restaurants that seat maybe 5-10 people at a time. ...

Old Kiryu

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

2

This morning Cole and I got up at 5:00 am and walked about a mile to
Tenmongu Shrine this morning. As we walked along the road, the buildings
became older and older as we approached the base of the mountain. The
architecture is very rustic and intricate. The 30 foot walls of the shrine
were covered in relief, and even a 6 inch bird had every single feather
depicted. Detail is very important here. This is also true to everyday
life. When the maids ...

Exploring

A travel blog entry by juliannawells

3

... crazy!

The ink workshop we had was very interesting. We had to paint Mount Fuji along with the master. The placement of the marks was very important with the ink. You were not trying to make long flowing beautiful lines. Instead the rougher they appeared the better. Thankfully we had practice paper. After painting twice, the Sensei asked me if I found it easy; apparently he thought I caught on fast because he told me he liked ...

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

6

... times. I passed some local huts and the visitors center and right after that there was a serious bit of climbing. The Japanes, being practical just made a path straight up the mountain which resulted in a very steep climb. I could take just a few steps before i had to catch my breath again and even though it was pretty cold i was sweating really heavily.

I got to the top and after descending for a couple of minutes the snow was almost completely gone and it ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

7

... if he could join me. I said of course and so we got into the park together. I didn't expect there to be snow in the park anymore but he told me it was quite normal and that it taks till summer for the snow to totally disappear. He also told me some nice interesting things about the park and it's surroundings, but also about the plants and creatures in it. He had some trouble with some english words so i gave him my Lonely Planet Phrase book ...

Location

This pension, located in the Nikko Onsen area of Nikko, is near Toshogu Shrine, Edo Wonderland, Taiyuinbyo Shrine, and Cryptomeria Avenue.
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