Travel Blogs from Joetsu
... a ski run while we were watching I will try to attach the video that Stuart took. Stuart and I had lunch and one drink in a place called Hunter. We would have had another but no one came to ask us and when we stood up the fellow ask if we wanted the bill and headed for the cash register. I expected him to lock the door as we left but he didn't. There is ...
... deep and icy. Again breaks was an interesting mix. Joel was driven to the village and Stuart and I took our time and walked up. I took a few pics with my minolta. We had tea coffee and very healthy strawberry cream crappes, looked through the souvineer shoppes and made a couple of purchases. We spent ...
Breakfast at our guesthouse was western style with a lot of Jasanese influence... Again yummy and interesting.
We got into the hired skiing gear. Standing in skis was not to difficult and very simple stops and starts on a very gentle slope also ok. I was starting to think may be I might ski. Joel of course was the star of our class and Stuart was in third place. Ra Ra our very patient instructor took Joel up to try the first easy run. He came down skiing slowly ...
... a bad day according to our hostess. There were a few minor hiccups and anxious moments- ie are we on the right train and when does it leave? We were to only ones there and all the signs were on Japanese. Where do we get off? All the announcements are also in Jasanese. The Shinkansen travels at over 200 km/hr but you couldn't tell. It was smooth and quiet and most of the time it was travelling on a raised track ...
Caught train from Tokyo to Nagano station. Took 1 hour and a half. Then took local train to togironozawa onsen which took at hour. As we go deeper into the mountains the snow gets thicker and excitement grows. The magic of snow is reflected in some school kids eyes who are I am guessing on a school camp. Although I can not understand what they are saying their smiles, laughter and eager stares out the window show that the snow is exciting not ...
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