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Travel Blogs from Yuzawa-machi
... hotel was in the middle of Kabukicho, which is one of Tokyo's biggest entertainment/red light district i went for a walk to check the neighbourhood out. But the fun was short lived because every 20 meters there is a *****ian guy trying to pull you into a very expensive bar with high cover charges. Very annoying so i gave up after a couple of minutes. So i decided to just sit outside for a bit and Skype with my good friend Rob again. After an hour or we hung up and i went to ...
... to be found. I asked a few ladies if they could help me find the right bus and before i knew it i was surrounded by about six people (including the station master) who were al figuring out for me how i could get to my destination. The right bus was easily found and one lady who lives in Numata even asked the driver to give me a sign when it was time to transfer to the next bus because she had to leave earlier. She asked me about my ...
... and the colder temperatures in the mountains, the cherry trees were just blooming. It was really beautiful. Then we went to lunch.
After lunch we visited a 400 year old Zasso-Sikuri house. The family of 48 people all lived on the first floor. There was a wooden ladder to the second floor where they used to raise silk worms. They no longer do that.
We then went to see the Mboro Dam which is a ...
... area. Much time spent with the monkeys, they are very comfortable with tourists. One alpha male who tends to get angry if you upset him by getting too close. Beautiful spring melt snow all around and the walk back is beautiful. Back near hotel many black suited guys with earpieces and police everywhere.
Back to the hotel to be shown Japanese room ......we did not book this so anxious staff hurried us out of the way. We later found out that the Japanese Prince was at hotel from ...
... As we were leaving he gave us a ribbon with a 5 yen coin attached for good luck and then took our photo with them, which he said he would email to me.
We decided to spend a few hours looking around Nagano before we headed off to Kyoto. They had hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics and there was plenty of reference to this as we walked around. We visited the Zenkoji Buddhist temple which was in the heart of Nagano, which has a small town built ...
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2-6-16 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $89
Mikunitouge Onsen, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $130