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... and all was good. They had been doing a little shopping for our return journey to Sapporo.
Some of the kids were kind enough to give up their seats for us for the 30 minute trip Asahikawa. Lyn, Narelle and I were in the seat next to and opposite a young man. He was sound asleep as we, especially Joseph, tend to do. He did eventually wake up and Lyn asked him if it was after school hours with the kids going home. He said that he wasn't local and ...
... fishing port, we caught up on our internet and walked around the city.
There was a nice cultural center where very attentive ladies dressed Gretchen in an elaborate kimono. What a time consuming exercise this is! And unless you are rail thin, you are bound to end up looking like a bag of potatoes because of the many layers involved. But it was a fun experience!
I should precede todays story by telling you about the planning at the tourist information centre.... we approached the lady and asked about going to the snow.....she ummed and ahhhh-ed and said "we haven't realy had any here this year" we explained we were happy to travel somewhere else for the day...she looked at her PC and finally said "OK, so if you catch the train here (circles stop on rail map) and then catch a bus for 30min there will be some ...
We were impressed with the eastern and western free breakfast on offer in our hotel and stocked up on pastries for the day! The unlimited use of the vending machine was also good. Before leaving the hotel we slimmed down the bags to the bear essentials and left the rest of our gear in bag storage. The weather was great with a bright blue sky as we took the tiny train to Kamikawa. It was a fun ride on the single track country railway, especially as you ...
My Dad and Bryan woke up around 4:00 am since we went to sleep so
early, but I woke up around 6:30 am (slept for about 11 hours). We
promptly packed up our belongings and left the hostel to go rent a
car. It all unfolded without a hitch! We ate breakfast at what seemed
like a Japanese breakfast chain, which was very good. We hit the road
around 9:00 and headed for Asahikawa, with our ultimate destination
being Sounkyo Youth Hostel in ...