Travel Blogs from Shinjo
Dewa Sanzen, die heiligen drei Berge bestehen aus Haguro-San, Gas-San und Yudono-san. Da die letzten beiden erst ab Juni besteigbar waren und ich ohnehin nicht fit genug wäre, nahm ich mir nur Haguro-san, den kleinsten der drei, vor. Er ist so klein, dass sogar Busse bis zur Spitze fahren. Aber da heute sogar die Sonne schien (nach all den Tagen mit Regen und Schnee eine echte Wohltat!) wollte ich natürlich ...
... whale meat was not uncommon. The shopping was overwhelming, and I decided to wait for my friend before buying anything.
It's about a 5 minutes walk from the carpark to the hotels. The foot bath is on the left as you arrive. The silver mine is also on the left at the end of the row of hotels and the waterfall is just a little farther. There isn't really much to do here, allow 30min to take some photos and use the foot bath, one hour if visiting an ...
... we're Japan and they speak Japanese.
After the museum we checked our watches. Not even noon. Ouch.
We wandered in a direction that seemed vaguely rational at the time (perhaps we thought we saw something that way? I can't remember), and stumbled upon what turned out to be a godsend. Beneath an overpass and next to a railway, sat a sad little playground. It ...
Up early again to catch the damn bus to Haguro-san, one of three holy mountains the area. Only Haguro is open now as the other two, which are four times taller, are covered in snow. The bus ride is uneventful except for a kid who was very lively--genki. He asked everyone where they were from. He was distinctly unimpressed by my coming from the US, as his English teacher is from the US. I'm betting JET, but you never know. Either way ...
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