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Travel Blogs from Yuzawa-machi
... describing "scenes of everyday live". Now I venture to the towns outskirts to see a ceiling painting by the master. I stop in the way for some delicious sashimi of mystery fish and a delightful chat with a pensioner couple who ask about my opinion concerning a possible Scottish independence. Typical small talk in rural Japan these days. He says he's from Karuizawa and I try to show off with my knowledge (of course) that the present emperor met his wife there playing tennis and all ...
... have an onsen, effectively a hot tub. The hot water comes from natural hot springs. Our ryokan has several onsens, public and private. If you go public, women are in one and men in another and of course you are naked. John and I decided to go private this time. There may be other times when we don’t have the choice!
There is very strict etiquette to be followed when using an onsen. Firstly you must wash yourself down with soap and water, ...
Dzisiejsze popołudnie spędziliśmy w parku Jigokudani. Godzinę od Nagano w Alpach można znaleźć ciepłe źródła, małpie SPA. Pogoda dopisała aż za mocno gdyż małpki nie miały za dużej ochoty na jakuzi. Wygrzewały się na kamieniach, mostkach i trawie. ...
There are so many different cultural things to describe here in Japan. For instance, just as I'm typing this, the speaker system that runs through the whole village plays this tune. I asked the Australian man who runs our hostel what this meant and he said that it was for the village workers to know that the day had finished and to say their prayers. After a hearty breakfast this morning of bacon and eggs and vegemite toast ...
... was coming to a end so the snow was kinda slushy but we found a couple of good runs and spent most of the day going up and down the same ones and can officially say we have skied Japan!!!
Once back down in the village (when our cold hands could take no more) we found out it was a thermal springs village and in the car parks they have little pools that you can sit and dip your feet in....the perfect end to a day of skiing.
Other places to stay in Yuzawa-machi
Mikuni, Yuzawa-machi | 3 star hotelfrom $200
Echigoyuzawa Onsen, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $183
4707-1 Tuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $98
Echigoyuzawa Onsen, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $126
6301-7 Tsuchidaru, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $78
Echigoyuzawa Onsen, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $42
2-6-16 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $56
Mikunitouge Onsen, Yuzawa-machi | Hotelfrom $130