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Anyway, it is true that the old Yamagoshi entered deep and suddenly crossed it, while the current pass gently crossed the shallow outer mountain.


The difference between the old road and the new road is this, regardless of whether the pass is large or small.


Only the mountain pass is said to be renovated if it becomes far away from the village.


If the slope is less than 7 inches, the horse carrying the load will not pass, and if the slope is not 3 inches, the cart will not pass, and if there is no horse or car, there is one house on the pass. There is no teahouse in the morning, and I don't like no-juku in the mountains.


To that end, the mountain village at the back of the valley was truly important.


Not to mention the pass with a barrier, I heard that even without a barrier, it was a difficult place because both Saigyo and Sohji came here to stay.


However, when a new road opens, the village becomes useless.


Kuraya When I asked what the village would say, it was often an old post.


People's wisdom became a cut and cut, a mountain path was treated as a garden tree, and a mountain road was flattened like a train.

四 峠の衰亡

The fall of the mountain pass


Villages such as Usui and other Sakamoto inns and Echigo Grape Pass have declined at the foot of the village, but the subsequent decline in the mountain path is even more intense.


If you don't pay for the summer, the road will become smaller.


The place where the mountain water flows on the street becomes a river immediately.


The approach road of Aizu-no-Sama is a row of red pine trees, with some paving stones remaining, while the other part is already Tanigawa.


Trains are really a way of shrinking, and if you think that there are roads that take much less time and cost a little while thinking that they are detours, it is unavoidable that the number of people who work on mountain roads will be reduced.


There were many roads from Shinanosaku-gun to Joshu-Bushu.


The hometown of Nakajima Kojima-kun, just south of Usui.


To the south are Shiga Koshi, Uchiyama Pass, Yoji Pass, and the road crossing Takeda Kounsai, and to the south is Ohinata.


People south of Iwamurata never went to Karuizawa to visit Mitsumine in Edo, but also to the west and east of the mountain range, and different products, such as Shinshu rice and sake, Joshu. In order to trade the hemp, cigarettes, and miscellaneous goods from Edo with each other, the Nakasendo was not used at all, but the railroads ended up turning the mountain range at the border into a folding screen. The rice brewery, a sake barrel attached to the spine of Saku's horse, was dismissed.


I see, there is still a proper road.


However, now both villages of Yamaguchi will take over the road repairs that previously charged the total number of owners.


Eventually, it will inevitably transform from an eagle's nest into a forty-nine sparrow nest.


Omi is a four-story line| The four main roads are traditional roads, and today's trains run alongside them.


The other forty-eight pass is not a route to compete with railroads, so those who are light and hurry up will come out and take the train even in the mountain people of Yamamoto.


Probably later. It will be a path that cannot be communicated with outside of Haruo and Tsuzuki, and the teahouse on the pass will be called a teahouse trace.


Needless to say, due to the blockage of the pass, the economic impact of the Yamamura region should be great.


If the mountains are deep, one side of agriculture will not be able to live, so we will have to rebuild our camps either by cutting people or making jobs.


It has been a blessing of roads that there have been many foreign trade products in Yamamura since ancient times.


It would be a pain to vie for more interest with the people of the village after it became like the bottom of the bag.

五 峠の裏と表

The back and front of the mountain pass


Every traveler should keep in mind.


When you come to the top and stop, the wind that you have never blown will blow.


The tem-perament changes dramatically.


Not only the colors of the sun and the yin and yang are different, but the scenery of the mountain road is also different.


Even if the villages you look down on are rather similar on the right and left, it is noticeable that one of the flats is higher than the other, or the mountain side of one is steep and the other is gentle.


This is especially true because this is a volcanic country.


Not only that, but most mountain passes have the opposite side of their work.


Even if the road from the foot to the summit is bent in various ways, it can be classified into two kinds, Kotsu.


In a nutshell, Koshu is a mountain path where the sound of water is close, and Otsuka is a path where the sound of water is far.