Hotel New Yama

2290 Gondo-cho, Nagano, Nagano, Chubu, 380-0833, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nagano

Stranded in the snow

A travel blog entry by suebar

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... before being hustled by the guide into our shoes again and outside so that we could line up, remove our hats, hide our umbrellas behind ourselves and then crouch down with bowed heads and hands together as in prayer so that we could be blessed by the priest on his way past. The blessing consisted of being struck on the head by one of the beads he was carrying. We left the main hall and clambered through the snow, which was up to mid calf level in the gardens to see some minor ...

Snow, monkeys and the bullet train

A travel blog entry by suebar

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... to attract them down from the mountain for the visitors. The whole area around the spring smelled strongly of sulphur and you could see the hot water vapour in the air. We did not take too many photos as the falling snow was getting our cameras wet. We had to be away, walking back along the track by 4:30 so that we were in time for the last bus back to Nagano. This walk was a little slower that the one towards the monkeys and we were able to realise that ...

Day 14 - Snow and monkeys at Jigokudani

A travel blog entry by apat

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... was initially fascinated by the monkeys, and these monkeys were calm enough to simply walk up to and past the camera wielding humans as if they weren't even there. She too soon got sick of the monkeys, of which the majority were just huddled together, trying to keep from freezing.

The main event of the monkey park is undoubtedly the hot spring pool. This pool filled with volcanic hot spring water, attracts the ...

Day 13 - Impromptu Karuizawa and Matsumoto Castle

A travel blog entry by apat

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... has to inquire whether it was actually open, since it was so quiet.

It was, and along with maybe 4 other people in the entire castle grounds we worked our way through the manicured parklands and into the castle.
The friendly little chap at the front was very insistent about the rules for shoe etiquette, which we're very familiar with by now, but we indulged him the opportunity to tell us about how we're not allowed to wear ...

Day 12 - Nagano. Now we're cold.

A travel blog entry by apat

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... worth it.

We made it out of Seria alive, and after some other rather pointless wanderings throughout the shopping mall, we found ourselves at the starbucks downstairs for a warming coffee (or hot chocolate for the girls) just as it started to snow.
Again, and I've lost count of the number of times on this trip, we were the only idiots sitting outside, while everyone else sat inside looking out at the tourists who had obviously lost their minds. On the ...

Location

This hotel, located on 2290 Gondo-cho, Nagano, is near Shinano Art Museum, Shiga Kogen, Matsushiro, and Nagano Olympic Museum.
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