TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Oikawa Takikawa
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... few interesting thing there including some rather nice Japanese cups. They were also extremely expensive and way past my budget. Besides, I couldn't carry anymore in my luggage and we are running out of cash. Time to bring out the credit card. I have only used the credit card for the hotels in Kawasaki and Tachikawa as well as for the chopsticks that I bought from Daimaru yesterday.
It was a one carriage train again but there was a waiting room full ...
I am already awake quite early. The rest of the people is already out of bed and it is very light because of the lack of curtains. We couldn't get any breakfast in the hostel so we drove up to the legendary 7Eleven to get something. It is still early if we decide to leave to the Blue Pond. I have no clue what we will see today, but I just let Momo drive where he wants to. One of the guys from the hostel is joining us ...
... some traditional routines what I try to copy. There is also a sumo platform what you rarely see according to Momo. Just before we parked the car we saw this little Indian place where people are even waiting to have dinner. It must be good there, so we want to try that as well. And good it is! We both take a curry soup with rice. It is a lot and I couldn't finish it, but I loved it!
Back in our hostel we have some chats with ...
... decks and windows to be able to see the animals very close or almost being in the middle of them. Unfortunately the animals were held alone, without pairs or groups, most of them mentally switched off, doing there endless rounds to have at least some escape from theri boredome.
Sad to see that this type of zoos still exist, we have zoos as well but very modern with motivated animals
... US during the 19th century
Carried on to Asahikawa, where we have had another beer festival at the station. The weather was now definitely turing into rain. This ruined our plan to climb Asahidate an active volcano and we planned for next day another excursion
Thanks to the lady at the tourist information we found an excellent restaurant close by the hotel. Original Japanese food and we enjoyed very much
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1-2-26 Kagetsu-cho, Takikawa | Hotelfrom $82