Asia 2019, Japan, Takayama

Takayama Day 1

That bed was not comfortable, and Sal continued to snore like he was getting paid to do so. Whee! Luckily, the day improved.

We took a bus to Hida Minzoku Mura Folk Village. Here’s the description:

In a village-like atmosphere, the museum features buildings such as the former village head’s house, logging huts, storehouses and a number of gassho-zukuri farmhouses. These massive farmhouses are named after their steep thatched roofs which resemble a pair of hands joined in prayer (“gassho”). They were moved here from nearby Shirakawago, where gassho-zukuri houses are the reason for the region’s World Heritage status.

The views were stellar.

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