Best Inn Arai
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Myoko
... The Japanese are absolutely lovely, cannot say enough about how welcoming and helpful they are. We grazed on local specialties including our new addiction the Oyari bun and of course had to have chestnut ice cream though it was pretty mild in flavour. Rod went on a mountain bike ride while I tried a variety of teas, one of which was quite awful (seaweed I think), and the other was dried Sakura flower which is cherry blossom, but not to ...
... restaurant, retail shop, an on-site chapel and facilities to hold wedding receptions. It looked intriguing and the staff at the Iiyama train station tourist info office and the Kanoe Inn highly recommended it.
I plotted a route to the restaurant about 50 km into a 74 km ride. I chose a route that avoided major roads and took me up and over the Madaraokogen ski resort and along a mountain lake. Surprisingly, this route had an elevation gain of ...
... I think they were fried with a soy sauce flavouring and I took my time eating them but I did finish them all.
I also had a good wash and a soak in the onsen (Japanese hot spring water). One of the perks of staying in a place like this is the chance to have a really good wash and a soak in the onsen. It feels natural after a while washing yourself and soaking with other naked men next to you even though, most times, there's no ...
Woke early and caught a taxi to Ueno station. JR Shinkansen to Nagano, then electric train on the Nagano dentetsuline to Yudanaka. Walked up to our accomodation - Shimaya. Mr Yumoto is very helpful. He drove us to the snow monkeys, then we walked 1.6 km through the forest to see the monkeys. They were everywhere, little babies, sitting in the hot spring, picking nits from each other and ...
Overnight we had 35 cm of snow so the view was white white and white. We woke to the sound of snow machines clearing things up a bit. After brekky we checked out, getting a lovely set of chopsticks as a Thankyou for staying and got dropped at the train for our 4-5 hrs or so of travel to get to Kyoto. The first train was down to Nagano then we booked seats for the rest of the journey to Nagoya on the Shinano then the rest of the way on the second ...