Okunoin Hotel Tokugawa
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Hot tub
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Well, we thought we were cold in Nikko and yesterday we went to the mountains to Lake Chuzenji, a lake made by the eruption of Mt Nantal. The lake is about 24km around, and 172m at its deepest.
We arrived at Lake Chuzenji by bus and the road to our destination was just amazing in itself. The road winds around the mountains and there were points where looking out the window, at the drop below, was not for the fainthearted.
... the public to go up the metal stairs currently being used by the workers to view the construction work that is being done on the restoration of the temple. We were up in what will be the roof when it is finished, and it was interesting to see the wooden construction being replaced/restored. It was about 7-storeys high.
We then walked over to the very lovely Taiyuin-Reibyo, which contains the remains of a 3rd shogun, tokugawa Iemitsu, who ...
... to get to know people in Japan due to language barriers, our Japanese is very limited. Not much English is spoken here. I really want to learn more, I'm trying to keep adding words and phrases to my memory and pay close attention to common things said around me. Learning more all the time. I try to say the things I do know often to perfect them. I would love to be able to speak it fluently one day, you never know!
Tomorrow is Cat Cafe and Bonsai garden, should be fun ...
... to say, we were freezing!! But we made the most of it and ventured on with out sight seeing!
When we arrived, it was just about lunch time. Oddly enough, the whole town seemed like it had shut down for the day. We guesstimated that its just the time of year, limited tourism in Nikko because of the weather. The further we walked in the direction of the attractions, the most deserted and unpopulated the town felt. We saw tourists mingling ...
... ride was good as it took us through the mountains into the the countryside and gave us some great views. Arriving at Nikko it was coming up to lunch time so we we in search of a good eat some where around the station, after a bit of discussion we decided on a cheap cafe up near the temples. Inside the walls were made of simple plasterboard but you could not tell as every inch of the place was covered in stuff ...