Sakudaira Plaza 21
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
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Six very large suitcases, 4 stuffed carry-ons, 2 bulky kennels, 2 nervous dogs, 1 energetic toddler and only 2 adults. I'm not sure if flying half-way across the world with a two-year who apparently decided to boycott naps for the journey was more difficult than managing the sheer amount of stuff. Our small express shipment may take 45 days to arrive; the rest of our stuff perhaps a month or two behind. Therefore, six bags is not a lot especially with a toddler. I have ...
The biggest feature of the museum is that many of the pieces are in working order. It was quite an experience to be there at the striking of the hour, with bongs, cuckoos and tinkling music, coming from all directions. The museum has the biggest pendulum clock in Japan as its symbol which is on display outside its building. It was a lovely display from medieval to modern times with clocks and watches from Japan, Britain, ...
So armed with a new rail pass I left Tokyo and headed for the Japan Alps area, my new rail pass only allowed for 5 days travel within a 14 day period and as I wanted to make best use of it to head north it was to be a whistle stop tour or the Alps area, first stop was Nagano which once hosted the Winter Olympics but only sun on my visit if a slight drop in temperature, I'd booked at a hostel where there was a lad from Manchester working on a volunteer basis, he too ...
... walk to the temple where the hanamatsuri ended. The Kosenji temple is a Buddhist temple that celebrates the glory of Kusatsu Onsen. There were lots of small stands with activities for the children. Nice temple located on a hilltop overlooking the Yubatake en the town center. When walking back to the bus stop we pass a large stand where they sell knives, shears, pruning shears in all sizes. We buy a shear in the shape of ikebana clippers, the rounded handle ...
... in there. Everything is geared to tiny Japanese people.... According to Japanese custom shoes needs to be removed when entering the room, room slippers are waiting for us. Beds are extremely hard, each bed has a small and very thin pillow, there is another pillow in the closet. We unpack and relax for a while, then take a walk around the hotel. It is a large and kind of dated resort which could use some TLC...... Our Japanese dinner reservation is for ...