Travel Blogs from Myoko
... everything else was closed and the buildings weren't so very pretty. Still, we felt proud of ourselves for successfully negotiating the metro system.
The hotel's Japanese restaurant was full, so 3 of us, single ladies, had a very indifferent meal in their Chinese restaurant. Those who managed to get into the Japanese restaurant had an excellent, but at £80 each, a very pricy supper. At least ours didn't cost much.
... At last we had time this evening for showers before dinner. Another buffet dinner, where once again I ate too much. There is no wifi in the room, a few of us are sitting in the lobby tapping away. Every time the door opens there is a blast of freezing cold air, which reminds us that outside the temperature is zero! It should reach 10° tomorrow. I'm glad I brought my vest!
Despite the mild weather and rain we've managed to ski every day! We've been skiing in spring a few times before but here the snow conditions are really good...the snow pack is still really thick and apparently they ski until May here. The facilities are not as lush as Europe, the chair lifts are really ...
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 ...
Blue sky day...but a bit too warm. Conditions are tricky when the snow starts melting and turning to slush in he eh afternoon, but we still had fun and I love spring skiing because as many of you know I don't handle the cold very well. Lovely place, very quaint, and quiet because we're just in low season. The Winter Olympics was held here in ...
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