TripAdvisor Reviews Hinodeso Toyooka
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... a viewpoint, so had expected something at least mildly strenuous. What we got was a 10 minute stroll to a tower from which you could just about see the Sea of Japan. On the plus side, there was a small bamboo forest that was considerably quieter than the one in Kyoto, albeit with considerably less bamboo too! We also stumbled across a very quaint little temple as we came down from the hill, which was a nice added bonus. From there we took ...
... find a spot at the far end of the cave to sit and relax in the water. Outside baths seem so much more enjoyable, because you have the cold air to contrast with the hot water of the bath. The upshot of this is you can spend a bit longer in there before it all gets a bit much and it is time to get out and have a cool shower to cool down. After our bath, we were both very relaxed and took the short stroll back to the hotel, where we only had an ...
... tempura veg and prawns. They were really nice. Then came back a third time with rice and fruit to finish. Perfect. We had some wine and beers with our meal. It was a really surreal experience. We were laughing the whole way through. I pulled Noel under the table by his ankles. It was funny. After dinner we headed out to the public onsens. With the hotel we got dinner, breakfast and onsen passes. We went to Satonoyu bath first as it closed at 9pm. It ...
... the traditional bow of respect without looking at the cameras, explain why I've come, and then take his directions on where to settle.
That evening the Swiss director approaches me and before I could apologize he thanks me for staying calm and natural. The Cinema-grade European movie will be about a woman who stays here some time and since the scene was of her departing interview the director felt it was a perfect addition to have a newcomer arrive. ...
... 7 onsen during operating hours, as many times as we want!
I'll admit, we were a bit shy at first and didn't get changed right away. But after 10 minutes or so of walking the town we asked ourselves "What the hell are we paying so much money to be here for??". So back to our room we went, "geared up" so to speak, and clip clop clip clopped to the nearest onsen. After scanning our passes at the front, Cindy and I went to our respective change rooms. It ...
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