All the way to drive on the Aqua Line
Japan

All the way to drive on the Aqua Line

Miranda

[ Mar.2016 ] We went all the way to go through a road called Tokyo Bay Aqua Line, which connects Kisarazu in Chiba and Kawasaki in Kanagawa, as …

Boso no Mura museum
Japan

Boso no Mura museum

Miranda

[ Mar.2016 ] My family in Japan had been saying that we should visit Boso-no-Mura open air museum in Chiba in Japan and finally we did. It is a huge place with …

Onsenji Temple
Japan

Onsenji Temple

Miranda

[ Mar.2016 ] We had a few hours before taking the train, so we walked a bit in Gero town in Japan. It was sunny but the wind was very cold. We saw a …

Takayama Festival Yatai museum
Japan

Takayama Festival Yatai museum

Miranda

The Takayama Festival in Hida Takayama, Japan is famous for its gorgeous floats called Yaytai. They have the festivals twice a year in spring and autumn, but the meanings and Yatais are different each time.

Sarubobo
Japan

Sarubobo

Miranda

In Hida Takayama in Japan, we saw this doll called Sarubobo many times. It seemed the mascot of the town. This was my second visit to Takayama after about 20 years and I do not remember seeing this doll last time, so probably it started recently.

Sightseeing in Takayama
Japan

Sightseeing in Takayama

Miranda

On the second day in Hida Takayama in Japan, we reluctantly started off to the town from the hotel room which we had to check out at 10am, though to be hoenest, since we ate and drank too much the night before, we wanted to stay in bed.

Inside the house
Japan

Inside the house

Miranda

We went into the houses of Gassho style (houses with large steep thatched roof) in Shirakawago in Japan. Kanda’s and Wada’s are open to the public with the charge of 300 yen each.

Look over the village
Japan

Look over the village

Miranda

[ Mar.2016 ] Next morning, we visited the Ogimachi Village in Shirakawago in Japan, which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage. We wore everything we had thinking it would be cold, but in fact…

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