34 photos from Takayama, Japan (2008)
The front of our hostel - a Buddhist temple. Very cool.
We ended up eating two of these
Some type of pastry made from egg - it was really good.
The common area in the bhuddist hostel.
Pathway through a cemetery
Part of a neat little temple nestled within a neighborhood
Enjoying their natural habitat
I never actually saw anyone using a fire in the pit
A friendly gargoyle
A resident's well-groomed yard
Flat screen, DVD player, old-school playstation, it's all good.
The Sun keeping an eye on us
Probably the most vibrant strawberries I have ever purchased
Hida beef and veggies cooked on top of a magnolia leaf over a small brazier. Phenomenal meal.
It got wicked chilly at night!!!
Shot within a coffee shop we took a rest in
A shot within the restaurant. Pretty swanky.
Our room! It got chilly so they provided heated blankets.
The area where you remove your shoes and choose a pair of slippers while in the hostel
Takayama at night
Relaxed road full of shops
A close-up of of the brazier. Full of character.
A nice beginning to our dinner within the city.
A temple we found during a walk
Those things tripped me out a little
Enjoying some java at a small shop owned by a nice lady
How Coca-Cola does it in Japan
Samurai armor on display