Hotel Chalet Yuzawa Ginsui
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... also marked with red and pink ribbons so it's nearly impossible to get lost. But the snow is very weak at some point and so i fell through quite a lot, with a brown muddy shoe as a result. I also fell flat on my face a couple of times because the snow makes the walkway very slippery. I also tripped over branches a couple of times, resulting in a few bruises.
The hike became a bit easier as i walked around laze Ozenuma, although the snow was still very frustrating ...
... pleasing, from the more expensive restaurants to the most humble of Ekiben (station snack). It's a joy just to see the plates and cups with food arranged on the table. I took my time to enjoy all the different little flavors and after finishing my dinner went back to my room to get my ipad to update my blog again. Did i mention there's no internet here whatsoever? Lights are off in about 30 minutes (8.30pm) so it's early to bed tonight. Love it! ...
... is pressed down and then wooden stick are pounded on top of the thatch. Then a rope made out of rice grass is threaded from the inside out and tied onto the beams inside. When finished the roof is about 1 foot thick and is very beautiful.
We walked across a suspension bridge to get into the village and then walked through the village. There was a steady gentle rain falling the whole time. Because of ...
Early shinkansen to Nagano. Quite warm. Renovating so wander around construction site to local train to Yudanaka.
Local train "Snow Monkey Express" climbed up steady slope to many snow banked buildings, eventually snow-covered fields.
Yudanaka is grey and unimpressive at the station. We decide to take a taxi to hotel.
Arrive at hotel at about 1:30 so chose to walk up to Snow Monkeys. We were told we could check in before 4, or after 4:30.
Wonderful walk up to ...
... One of the highlights was that it contained an inner chamber which we had to walk down to via a narrow staircase, which lead to a completely pitch black corridor. You had to use your right hand to feel along the wall and find your way. Near the end you touch a metal key hanging on the wall to give you enlightment. When we left we definitely felt something although we weren't sure what it was!
We had a quick lunch and headed back to the station bound for ...
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