Shiga Palace Hotel

7148 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0401, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

Monkeys and Typhoons and Sparklers oh my

A travel blog entry by averyadventures on Jul 12, 2014

... time, we both could see eachother and hear eachother pretty well. They were able to wake up Leonardo from his nap and show him on the screen. I miss his little furry face so much!!!! I hope he isnt a hater when I return to Michigan, but then again, he is pretty dramatic so we will have to see.

I have been partaking in some amazing things on the weekends here. For example, I hiked in the mountains to see a whole family of monkeys. I would say about 160 monkeys ...

Beautiful school

A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 10, 2014

... br> 3rd juggling
4th Origami folding of warrior hat
5th demonstration of Kendell (judo Kendell/stick fighting like fencing) We were allowed to hit a child on the head with the stick. He had a hamlet on. I swear. I felt guilty. (when I get home to the states I will post pictures).

Then back to school for a little break. we then presented to a small class and then they showed us jump rope. I did not realize ...

A better day

A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 09, 2014

... in the game if as a defender you get someone else out.

After PE we went to calligraphy class hosted by the PE teacher (he wants to come to Clearwater in January, he has been to the US many times) He gave us an option of words to try. We both picked dream. It was a *******e to do. I'm still working on the right way to hold the brush. He let us keep the examples of the different characters he drew for us. We also got a present of our ...

Longest day ever

A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 08, 2014

... hot, humid and cranky day for us we asked to stop at McDonald's. It was delicious: 2 cheeseburgers fries and Oreo flurry. I ate the first burger so fast I got hiccups. I took a shower as soon as I got home so that I felt human again.

At dinner my host said "Because it is so hot and for our health we have beer tonight with dinner." My kind of lady and just what I needed.
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Thank goodness for ALTs

A travel blog entry by lilseppey on Jul 07, 2014

... didn't have to pay. This activity reminded me of "Painting with a Twist" Same flowers but everyone looked different.

Today was the festival day in Japan and nothing was done at the school. Today's festival other schools have been preparing for. Apparently there is a couple that comes to see each other on this day, they travel from far distances and only see each other once a year. I would not be in that relationship.
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This hotel, located in the Kumanoyu Onsen area of Yamanouchi-machi, is near Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsShiga Palace Hotel Yamanouchi-machi

    Reviewed by gabzandtim

    Amazing location with 5 star service!

    Reviewed Mar 11, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Adelaide , Australia Flag of Australia

    Staff are very friendly, we felt like VIP guests, they bent over backwards to accommodate us. Food was amazing, very authentic Japanese cuisine. Rooms were spacious and very clean, we would definitely come back here and recommend this hotel to anyone! 5 stars!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Shiga Palace Hotel Yamanouchi-machi

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent