Furano Grace Hotel Kuroda
Travel Blogs from Furano
... a tourist. We found out that he is from Hong Kong and was on his way to Sapporo tonight and then to Hakodate tomorrow. I thought he didn't look Japanese and his English was way too good.
We had a pleasant chat about Japan and where we had been and gave him some advice about going to Hakodate market at 5.30am. He told us about the political unrest in Hong Kong for the past two weeks. He was a photographer and showed me his full frame Nikon camera as well ...
... my future house.
We dropped of Hiroto back at the hostel and we headed back to Obihiro again. The weather looks threatening and Momo's mum called to warn us for the hurricane coming over Hokkaido. The wind was getting stronger and the fog was heavy but it wasn't to bad as we thought it would be. I was so tired after this lovely but intensive weekend that I slept almost right away. I slept like a log that night.
... forest. But we couldn't find it at all. Just when we gave up our hunt to this forest we saw a wild deer a few meters away from us. I tried to come closer to take a picture and it wasn't even that scared because I could come close to 6 meters away from it. It probably found eating more important at that moment.
We stopped again at a shrine and temple on our way back to the hostel. Momo showed me how the praying works and ...
What a magic day. In the morning we made fresh tracks through powder knee deep, which was magic. Later we did some off piste skiing through waist deep powder which was fun but tricky. Fell once, and couldn't get out of the snow to put the skis on! In the afternoon we did shorter runs through soft powder until the pain made us stop for the day Hot bath with beer to finish off the ...
We have spent an amazing week at Club Med Sahoro on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Simon, Sonia and myself (Amanda) have had such fun! On the slopes we have experienced all weathers and conditions from blue skies and sunshine and crisp, crunchy snow to swirling arctic storms and two feet of powder. We have benefited from having excellent lessons from many different instructors, ...
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