Shiratori Kogen Hotel
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... fine mesh shrouding, no dust or debris, catch fences for falling bits and red sticking out flashing lamps to warn of hazards. 11/10 for neighbour friendliness. Kanazawa is a much bigger and busier place. It looks more of a centre for commerce and industry. The hotel has quite a number of conference rooms and many 'salary' men and a few women heading back to their rooms as late as 9:00. We made it to the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art on the RH ...
... a white flag (go) or red flag (stop)....very smart looking, not a scuff mark on them. A lone cyclist was grinding up the constant climb, in Lycra on a road bike nearing the 8% next 10k sign, at 20 degrees C, very tough guy. All watercourses have weirs for hydro power and at the top end the usual Snowy Hydro type tunnels and pipelines. Shinhotaka Ropeway is a two stage gondola ride to the top with the second gondola a double decker (only one in Japan). Passengers love ...
... stone has been put in by hand and cemented in place and looks 'natural'. River teaming with carp. Elderly gentlemen are tending the grass at the river edge using weed cutters and no lawnmowers in sight. They sweep back and forth like scything hay, for kilometres. The market sells trinkets, fruit, vegetables and snack foods (vacuum packed salted fish, root vegetables etc.) Peaches are in season and individual perfect peaches which cost ...
... the rock foreshores. Trees tower over the landscape keeping Japanese air fresh and clean. This giant boreal forest continues for miles. No signs of clear cutting like home . I wonder is it too hard to log this area? Or is conservation their main target? My train darts in and out of tunnels and I can't help think this is what the Rocky Mountain express must be like at home. Nostalgia sets in and I think that ...
... about and even more we haven't seen. I think we could stay here for a month that we still couldn't see everything. A month? A year that's more like it!! Tokyo is so huge and undefined, so crazy and different within the city. The fashion is absolutely incredible and crazy, and after this week I almost love fashion again. For the last ...
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