Travel Blogs from Gujo
Here we go, short and sweet...in Gero aside from tending to the cattle and enjoying the antics of all the animals we spent quite a bit of time working on some construction. Using earth bag building techniques and under the strict observations of our hosts' teacher, we added on a few layers of the soon to be theater space for our host who was a professional puppeteer before taking on a farming career. It was hard ...
... become somewhat like an opera...shifting frequencies and pitches with each breath. Some of these are lengthy warm-ups scale an octave at least and each one sends me into gasping fits of laughter. It's a challenge to describe such unique meowsings and I'm sure I can't do it justice but you will have to be satisfied with your own imaginations since we didn't get a chance to record any performances.
We did actually do some work between ...
... meters in either direction but the steep incline we took to reach the top would have been challenging to anyone trying to assault this castle! Unfortunately the castle itself had been rebuilt after earthquake and destruction from WWII but the museum housed in the new construction was a fascinating look into the samurai age (and a reminder of how much taller the human race has become over all...the suits of armor were tiny!).
We had a bit of time before the train to the next destination (Gero), so we went for a walk around Kanazawa Castle again. We saw a huge hawk getting chased by a couple of crows (I guess he didn't want any trouble) and a lot of sakura blossom snow (Kanazawa is a bit colder, so sakuras are still in fool bloom here).
Then we grabbed our luggage from the hotel and walked to the train station, where we got ...
... A4 grade or better. Especially since the price difference between the A3 and A4 is not a lot. Wrapped up the day with a relaxing bath at the hotel onsen. We stayed on the 8th floor and the onsen was on the 9th. Convenient! Because it is early spring and the holiday season in Takayama has not started, I could enjoy the onsen very much to myself and my travel companion. There is indoor and outdoor onsen with the outdoor tub being the therapeutic spring water. I tried them ...
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