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TripAdvisor Reviews Ryokan Kaminaka Takayama
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The 2:30 hrs train ride from Nagoya to Takayama was very scenic. I really got a bit homesick on this train ride. Takayama is a small town close to the Japanes mountains also called Japanese Alps. The town has a beautiful old town and many lovely temples (with awesome picture opportunities). I did two day trips, one on top of a mountain with a cable car and another one ...
... cruise control and had a 5 minute powernap.The rain stopped us doing a few things, but nothing to worry about. In the end it was bucketing down.
Wendy took me to a dark area of town, and into a bar. No windows and very small, but it was fun, and when Contiki took over it was on. We did not join the drinking games, or truth or dare, and could only think of Chloe, and how she did not do any of this on her Europe vacation, not.!
... makes me very uncool to say so but I'm not a fan. I think if it were warm I'd like it but chewing cold rice is just not fun in my opinion. Let's hope that changes over the next 2 weeks or I've got a feeling meal times are going to be interesting. We're staying in a ryokan - a traditional Japanese guest house. It's the first time ever I've arrived at a hotel and needed an explanation of how things work. There are no shoes allowed and ...
... of Special Scenic Beauty". The next stop was at a shop where gold leaf decorated objects are produced. Gold is pounded and rolled until it is whisper thin. It is amazing to watch the artisan pick up this film, much thinner than a hair, (1/10,000 of a millimeter) with a chopstick and deftly place it on the block where she wishes to shape it. The tiniest breath will blow it away. It is then applied to any number of different ornaments, the resulting decorative arts being ...
... plush carpet...removed every 25 years and replaced! We saw some pictures of the village homes in winter and they looked like giant igloos ..they aren't kidding when they say the winters are severe. After this delightful stop, we carried on our journey, arriving in Kanazawa, on the west coast of Japan. In the core of Kanazawa, a city of over 2 million, sits a preserved Samurai mansion with beautiful gardens which we were allowed to ...