- Shuttle bus service
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Tennis Court
- Smoking rooms available
- Refrigerator in room
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... water they traditionally used large, wooden paddles to stir the water. That way the water was cooled off without diluting it. This is accompanied by the singing of a local folk song.
As luck would have it we then watch the Kōsenji hanamatsuri which is about to begin right after the Yumomi show. The children of the kindergarten near the Buddhist temple of Kōsenji pull an elephant made of paper around the Yubatake in celebration of ...
... climbing and winding. We pass ski areas that were built for the 1998 Olympics held in Nagano. Lots of ski lifts everywhere and as the road takes us higher and higher there is more snow alongside the roads, we see beautiful vistas with snowcapped mountain tops. This area is called the Japanese Alps for a reason! We stop at the highest point of the Tori pass and see fuming areas in the distance. This is a very volcanic area with many hot springs. Then we ...
... another with possibly radish or yam in it. They were tasty. We also discovered the under covered walkways that are a big feature of the area with heaps of trendy shops and little cafes. We walked up one and back down the other. Need to go back and explore them further I think. We ended up eating at a restaurant called Haneda just over the road which does the Okonomiyaki or Japanese pancake. The table we sat at had a hot plate and they prepare ...
... as once you get going it can get very hot. The spot he took us too had no one else around, hard to believe that in summer it is a golf course. It has about 3 m of snow coating it! We had some of the local trees and wildlife footprints pointed out along the way, mostly fox and rabbit but we saw weasel tracks as well. The actual walking is quite easy once you get the hang. I only fell over once and that was because I was trying to stand on one ...
... by our host at the train station and taken in his van down the windy snow lined roads to our guesthouse Mont Cervin. It has about 5 rooms and is decorated to look like someone's house, very cosy and most importantly warm. We were able to check in and settle before being taken into town for a meal. We were taken to a recommendation to Udon Fu where I had a tempura with udon soup. Wow ...