Okuchichibu Lake view
Travel Blogs from Chichibu
... Oh no, I've booked a sex hotel". Turns out that I booked a place for honeymooning couples. And I showed up by myself. Awkward. Stupid interweb, not telling me these very important details! Although, in the internet's defence, I may well have read that information and not absorbed it because I was so tired. The other awkward thing about the hotel was that it was in a bit of an out-of-the-way location. Great for romance, but not practical in this weather with no ...
... to Tokyo is Mt Takao (Takao-san), which is a 90 minute train ride from my place. After every train station more and more hikers entered the train, all in full alpine outfit. The Japanese don't know the term 'slightly': if they go out to climb a mountain they seem to prepare for a week on Everest.
Takao-san itself was OK for sightseeing, but no real hiking experience. The road was ...
And there are even explanations in French about the toilet paper replacement. Just 1 mistake, that in fact is just a word missing, not big deal!
A shop selling foreigner products, never heard about Desobry as Belgian brand, but there are so much, impossible to know all. Same goes for the truffes...
There was a funny shop with many goodies, a beer shaker to get more foam, spicy Street Fighter Curry, Gunma t-shirt (joke about Gunma), a manga with ...
... peaceful, although a bit cold.
I made again some shots overthere.
The good point is that, when you visit some parks during the evening, they add nice soft lights to show the trees.
At a moment the path in the mountain was blocked, we couldn't access all areas. It was dark, not lighted, better to not get lost or fall overthere. So we decided to go back and reach the car.
On the way to go back, it was a bit ...
... br> The sliced bread in the shelve was looking so good, compared to the usual bread Japanese are buying it's not difficult... bread like the brand "Harrys", undustrial stuff. But of course, I understand why they skip the so-looking-good bread... Look at the price !!! Over 800¥.
Time to return home, it will be already cold and so dark, no need to wait more. It's around 3,5km walking, good training.
By the way, I took a pictures of ...
Other places to stay in Chichibu
5911-1 Kamimiyajimachi, Chichibu | Hotelfrom $147
2-3-18 Nosaka-machi, Chichibu | 3 star hotelfrom $118
1294-1 Yamada, Chichibu | Hotelfrom $118
542 Arakawahino, Chichibu | Hotelfrom $332
483-2 Shimoyoshida, Chichibu | Hotelfrom $146
5-1 Miyakawacho, Chichibu | Hotelfrom $80