Hotel Phoenix Wing
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... Temple at least once in their lifetime so I thought I should too. Its a Buddhist temple and is the best temple I have seen so far ( still got Kyoto to come!!!!). On the temple grounds there are quite a few temples and needless to say I didn't venture into all of them - the main one was enough.
Nagano is a modern city ( except for the temple of course ) and was the home of the 1998 Winter Olympics. Not a ...
When I managed to find an online timetable the night before I realised I was cutting it too fine. I would only have 8 minutes at Toyama to change train stations, buy a ticket and sort out my baggage. So I set my alarm for 6:30 in order to get to the Kanazawa station and change my ticket. As it turned out I was awake at six which fortunate as the train I wanted to change to was 70 minutes earlier rather than the 60 ...
... there was a bridal pair having their photo taken, they seemed to enjoy all the attention we gave them.
On the way back to the hotel, the bus stopped outside a thermal bath, where 11 of us went for a long and hot soak. Men and women were segregated, which was just as well as no swimsuits were allowed. (This was a big shock to the Americans). The first step was a big scrub, either I looked particularly dirty, or a ...
... as we drove to a Wasabi farm. Here we attended a cookery course to make wasabi pickles, which was fun, but I think the finished product will probably end up in the bin. It tasted like green humus! We also had a chance to try wasabi ice cream, a little bit hot and wasabi drink which tasted a little like lime juice. Wasabi grows in fast running water a bit like ...
... some of them don't have safety bars! They move really fast as well...quite a challenge getting on and off, especially as they are so low too. We love Japan and every night we have a different dining experience...all really good. anyway there are many photos which tell the story of our week here. ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility