Shitakirisuzumeno Oyado Hotel Isobe Garden
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The breakfast buffet was Japanese and Western and offered a large variety of items. It was served in a large hall overlooking the garden. We took the hotel shuttle to the center of Kusatsu and were dropped off at the bus station. After a short walk we arrived at the square where the Yubatake or the hot water field is. The hot spring water in Kusatsu has one of the highest temperatures of spring water in Japan, the temperature measures 94 Celsius. The Yubatake ...
... 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 ...
After breakfast, transfer to Karuizawa. Today you can relax and enjoy the skiing, snowboarding and shopping at Karuizawa. Karuizawa Outlet is an upmarket mountain resort at the foot of the active volcano Mount Asama in Nagano Prefecture. You can enjoy discount up to ...
... plan was to have a meal at the shopping center.
So we finally depart and held to AEON. Indeed it's a big place, with many restaurants, many shops of everything you need.
Meal time first ! Katsudon ! Really good ... there is a salad with some tofu. Still not fan of tofu, but at least I can eat it more often than before.
Yes, there is a picture of the toilets... I found that too classy. Chairs available in front of the mirror, never seen that at least ...
Going to see the winter cherry trees. First we go to Jô Mine Koen.
We arrive when it's still a bit light, and wait until it's dark to get some illuminations.
At arrival we had a nice view over the lake. then we went to the park itself.
There were not so much flowers blooming, a bit too early in the season, but it was nice to catch sakura and momiji at same time.
Little stop at the local shop, there were plenty vegetables, ...