Hotel Floracion Nasu
Travel Blogs from Nasu-machi
... bed but hat the hell I'm only spending one night here. My ticket that I bought includes bus trips, so I decide to the long bus ride up the hill to go and see the waterfalls in the area. An hour half later I get off e bus not really knowing where to go, but I follow another person and then I hear the thunder of water falling so I guess it's down this way somewhere. As I walk down to the parking lot bus after bus lined up with some of the drivers taking the waiting time ...
... was going to cost me around $160 for the night, where the boat stopped was a woman who could speak english she gave me a lead. got back to the rail station and made the info desk book the hotel. the hotel turns out to be a huge 9 story place but the bedroom they gave to me was like a traditional ryokan, the room was huge. to me the room had a real 60s aesthetic to it which really appealed, ...
... waterfall is created from a fairly big lake at the top of the mountain. The gorge in which the waterfall flows into is absolutely stunning.
After taking in that view we went back down the mountain to visit the Tokugawa Mausoleum which I would imagine is over 400 years old given Ieyatsu Tokugawa died around that time. This temple's beauty was completely different from the temples I had seen in Tokyo simply because it was within a dark ...
... looking from what i know!
Today confirmed what i knew about Japanese: they are not very fit and ready to walk! After getting the city map from the tourist information and telling the lady we wanted to walk everywhere, she looked horrified. I also noticed that Japanese don't walk up the escalator ever and generally speaking walk very slow.
Walking all around this town yesterday, about 10km walk in total, with various historical sights mainly about the young samurai's that committed mass suicide here at the time of the civil war (1868). Also quite impressive is the Tsuruga-jo castle, totally destroyed but rebuilt for us to visit.
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility