Furano Natulux Hotel
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The Natulux hotel is conveniently located opposite the Furano JR station. The carpark is located just next to the hotel entrance. The room is small but modern and well laid out. The pillows are comfortable for the non-Japanese traveller that is more used to a softer "western" style pillow. The location is superb. Literally 2 minutes to our BBQ dinner at Yamadori. Because we were here in summer, there was also an awesome festival held at the street just next to the hotel. The performances were memorable and of a very high standard.
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... br> The next stop was to the Photographic Gallery of a famous Japanese photographer, Shinzo Maeda and his son. The gallery was set in rolling hills with a small wooded area of black and white trees. Joseph ended up their whole collection of postcards, costing him more than $120.00. I think I would have preferred to buy their books as it would have been larger photos, lighter to carry back home and far cheaper.
The driver stopped at Panorama Street. ...
... dams. The Blue Pond is named after it's deep blue color which it owes to natural minerals dissolved in the water.
Just a little bit further up the way is a deep forest. We stopped and walked a bit into the forest. Left and right from the little path are lots of graves where people bury the ashes of their loved ones. But at the end of the little road is a beautiful waterfall. There is nobody else around and it ...
... who stay in the hostel. They are all Japanese except me. Most of them can speak a little English. I talked a bit with Takao a Japanese maths teacher. Japanese people are kind of preserved. They try to keep their life secret for you. So they will do if they didn't hear your question or they try to be very secret about it and talk around it.
And after a nice skype session with my parents it is already bed time. The beds are so soft!
What a magic day. In the morning we made fresh tracks through powder knee deep, which was magic. Later we did some off piste skiing through waist deep powder which was fun but tricky. Fell once, and couldn't get out of the snow to put the skis on! In the afternoon we did shorter runs through soft powder until the pain made us stop for the day Hot bath with beer to finish off the ...
... Simon and Amanda, and snowboarding for Sonia, and with their help we have all improved our skills considerably.
Meal times have been a social event in themselves with lively conversation being the order of the day. In the evenings we enjoyed the many different shows in the theatre, joining in to sing the crazy signs, and then meeting all our new friends later for drinks ...