Shiratori Kogen Hotel

Address: 133 Hinoki-toge Itoshiro, Shirotori-cho, Gujo, Gifu Prefecture, Chubu, 501-5231 , Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan is located on 133 Hinoki-toge Itoshiro, Shirotori-cho, 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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... elaborate eye makeup. These "art" forms developed several centuries ago when there was no electricity and the only way to make the audience see their expressions was with the aid of white make up and eye emphasis. The tradition has simply carried on. The meal was a bit over the top for us. Most of us can handle some sashimi, but this was quite a lot including raw prawns and miniscule gelatinous fish with eyes clearly looking out. For the squeamish (most of us) it was a bit ...

Friday, May 22nd

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 22, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... breathtaking", as we overlooked the most charming valley with perhaps 40 or so of these traditional houses with their high-peaked thatched roof. Photos probably cannot do justice to the awe inspiring first glimpse. As another passenger observed: "It was like something out of a fairy tale." After that, another "traditional" Japanese lunch. This was a little too traditional for most of us, requiring that we sit on the floor. A few of us, ...

A day in Takayama May 21

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 21, 2015

2 comments, 3 photos

... was at a restaurant specializing in Hida beef which we are told is synonymous with kobe beef. Cattle are specially raised with daily massages, fed special foods including beer, and serenaded with classical music. The resulting meat is highly marbleized and extremely tender and flavourful. Perhaps this is the place to mention that it is still necessary to take ones shoes off almost every time you go into a restaurant or public building other than commercial ...

From Tokyo to Takayama

A travel blog entry by kkelly432 on May 20, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... and pickle dishes. Accompanied, of course by rice, but instead of miso soup we had soba noodles, another dish for which this area is famous. Like everything else, soba noodles are quality graded, and these are supposedly the stars! The wasabi farm was quite interesting, covering several aces, all of which is shielded with black screening to keep off direct sunlight. Also, it is grown in channels of running water. Of course there ...

Takayama and Shirakawa-go

A travel blog entry by domandkatey on Apr 29, 2015

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... and ooze charm on the passerby’s. Glowing red lanterns greet you at the opening of many bars and restaurants. Takayama is peaceful, small and really quiet. We were there on a Saturday night and there were very few people about. That evening, we dined in an actual restaurant for once, enjoying warm yakisoba and green tea among the locals.

During the daytime, the city is more bustling, and there are many shops open on the main boulevards of ...