Alps and bygone times

At the start of September we went on a 9day trip around Central Honshu. Here is Simons pick for the highlights (in reverse order):
Takayama: Kusakabe merchant houseTakayama: Kusakabe merchant house Norikura Kogen: Sanobon-daki, 3 waterfalls converging into oneNorikura Kogen: Sanobon-daki, 3 waterfalls converging into one Matsumoto: one of the few remaining original castlesMatsumoto: one of the few remaining original castles Kiso Valley: Nakasendo highwayKiso Valley: Nakasendo highway