- Free parking
- Pets allowed
- Continental Breakfast
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... I’ve had strangers offer their seat, collect tissues for me once when Will got sick (admittedly not a fun experience), given us candies, snacks, fruit and once a US dollar bill (that was a bit strange). However, mostly they offer smiles and reassurances that we are in fact welcome here. So, I will continue to prefer public transportation even if it may be quicker to venture by car. And let’s be honest, the trains and buses are still way faster than traveling on the Old Tokaido ...
... found the rice crackers with black sesame seeds that Trader Joe's no longer seems to carry. Trader Joe's people - if you need a contact to start stocking them again please let me know. The inn is what you would think of for a traditional inn; you remove your shoes upon entering and step onto tatami floor (mats). We are welcomed with tea at the small table in the middle of the room. This table will later be moved and mats will server as our ...
... trip is up. Once breakfast was done we packed up what was left in our room and headed to the subway. We needed to catch a train a bit further away so it was a bit more of a walk through Ginza going against the flow of businessmen in suits heading to work. We managed to get on the right train and headed to Shinagawa station which is one of two bullet train stations in Tokyo. The bullet train ride was only about 25 minutes before we got to the nearest station to Hakone ...
... guests seem to be here to enjoy the onsen facilities, you only have to site in the foyer - 90% are roaming around in yukatas (cottons dressing gown). The surrounding gardens are beautiful with 2 waterfalls and a small shrine. Cam and Omi had a soak in the hot tub and Celie is amused because when you open the toilet door the toilet lid automatically puts itself up and makes a sound like 'hi'. We area about to go to dinner, not sure what to expect but we're very excited. Until ...
... village streets in the magical quiet of the evening, wearing the yukata gown supplied by your inn.
Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to NojiriLonger Option :
Walking distance : 18.4km
Elevation gain : 723m of ascent and 644m of descent
Time required : About 6 hoursShorter Option :
Walking distance : 3.7km
Elevation gain : 101m of ascent and 117m of descent
Time required : About 1 hoursThe longest day (about 6 hours) ...