Kurotani Washi Papermaking 黒谷和紙


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Kurotani is the name of the village (now part of Ayabe city) where Kurotani washi papermaking started 800 years ago. Visited Kurotani Washi-no-Sato Japanese papermaking village and also tried making washi postcards at Kurotani Washi Kougei No Sato (Kurotani Washi Craft Village 黒谷和紙 工芸の里).

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Ayabe Farmhouse Lodge 綾部農家民宿


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Stayed at a farmhouse lodge (農家民宿) in Ayabe. Ayabe has a good number of farmers who have moved here from the city for one reason or another. Some of them run lodges and they welcome foreigners as well.

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