Travel Blogs from Kashiwazaki
... then made it back to some paths where the snow had been partly cleared so the walking was easier. The guide said that she had lived in Nagano for 40 years and had never known such heavy snow. We made our way back to the ryokan for breakfast. This was entirely vegetarian and we sat on floor cushions at very low individual lacquered tables. Then it was off, by bus, to the railway station. When we arrived at the station it was to find it very crowded and there were tv crews there ...
... last tickets are issued at 4:00. Our tour leader had phoned ahead to the ticket office and managed to persuade them to stay open, so we got in. By the time we got there the hot spring where the monkeys bathe was being brushed clean and the monkeys had left it so we didn't see any monkeys in the water. That was disappointing. However the monkeys were still about so we did see them scrabbling in the snow looking for the grains of wheat that are scattered by the ...
... always remain in my heart. Some memories are distant and some have faded, yet when I cast my mind back to that time its as clear as the rising sun. To see the next entry please follow the link to my brand new site: http://www.memoirsofjapan.com ...
... animated. One sign was her speech slipping back into the central Niigata dialect. We ate and got back to our duties. All the while, granddad was left lying in his futon. Intermission (now time to get your popcorn and drinks) If you wish to get detailed descriptions and explanations of funerals in Japan, look up in Wikipedia or hire a fantastic DVD, "Ososhiki" (The Funeral) directed by Juzo ITAMI (surname in capitals). So I will not ...
... the rice fields around their house. Kurio's parents are rice farmers and have been all their life. It was great to see into that lifestyle and get to learn about how things were, and how they are now. We then headed to Kurio's house to meet his family. On our way back to Phil's place we stopped at his Fujio's house to pick up our passports with the Laos visa inside. Just in time too, because we leave the country ...
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