Hida Folk Museum

As the markets came to a close in Takayama we started the 1.9 km walk out to the adjoining town of Hida. Our aim was to visit the reputed Hida Folk Museum. It was a steady uphill walk as we came into the foothills where the museum was located. As we entered, three of our…

Time to take a look at Takayama.

On the map it didn’t look that far from Kawaguchiko in the Fuji go-ko lakes region to Takayama. However it soon became apparent when I checked the Hyperdia site for train journeys in Japan that it would take quite a few changes of direction and trains to get from one to the other. Taking most…