Toyama Chitetsu Hotel
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Right above the railway station, could not be more convenient for travelling. However, the railway station area is a big building site, which may not suit some
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We took the train to Shinano Omachi, then bus to Ogizawa and scrambled over Mt kurobedairi and Mt Tateyama, arrived in Toyama that night Amazing mountains and autumn leaves. Had Japanese tempura set meal for lunch - ok but too many vegetables, not enough prawns. Worse pasta ever for dinner. But we found Tim Tams, Nutella and bread sticks in a ...
... in the world, and the snow tunnel is pretty amazing. This year the snow tunnel is 19 metres high. Now that is a lot of snow
After visiting the tunnel i head off on foot to see the frozen lake and some mountain views. Its not that cold up here, probably around 5 to 6 degrees. Walking through the ankle deep snow is hard work so i dont notice the cold.
Now its time to queue again to get down the mountain. I arrive back at the hotel around 7pm. What a great day.
Heavy dinner again with even more food than the previous night. Unbelievable food. The rice had been harvested only a few days ago. I have not tasted rice this good before. Needless to say, I couldn't eat the sashimi and couldn't offload it to anyone else. I did boil one piece of tuna in the soup and it tasted OK.
The big boss of the ryokan, usually a woman, came out to thank us for staying. I guess she ...
... Robert was almost decapitated by the train doors on the way up. He thought that the train would stop for a few minutes and stuck his head out. The doors closed suddenly and luckily for him, his reflexes were slightly quicker than his wit. We couldn't help but laugh. I guess the situation would be different if he really did get hurt.
It was ...
... to everything on the road. But after reaching the first rest area, I had felt quite confident. Aqua, the small Prius hybrid car by Toyota is quite smooth, quiet, and oil-saving. The screen shows the oil consumption by km/liter, and the number usually fluctuated between 25-35. (On the last day when I filled the tank, we only consumed 21 liters for 600+ km! around 30 km/l, very impressive!)
The drive up the mountain ...