ume, is a resort in the eastern corner of Yamazoe village, Nara.
It is made up of only three rooms, made in the reformed house of the former village mayor located at the top of a small hamlet.
Many people who would not normally interact are brought together as come in search of this environment.
Here, they can look out from the mountaintop at the faces of nature as they change with the seasons, the days, and the hours.
At ume,yamazoe, an unexpected something is born every moment.