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... The parade is accompanied by musicians in traditional Japanese costumes, quite an interesting and colorful event. The elephant made of paper is very large and being pulled by the boys with help of adults. We watch them parade around the Yubatake and go up the old, stone staircase to the Temple. We take a closer look at the Yubatake where the water gushes down day in day out, 4.000 liters of hot water per minute!
There is also a public footbath and we ...
... descend and after seeing threatening clouds it finally starts to rain. Kusatsu is located at about 1200 meters and there is a lot of greenery everywhere. The GPS takes us straight to the hotel, no problems there! Hotel Village, located just outside of the village of Kusatsu. It pours and the bellman greets us with one of those typical transparent plastic umbrellas they use in Japan which he hands to me. At the registration desk we are helped by a kind young ...
... are many little gift shops throughout the Park and one main one that funnels the crowd in and out of the Park. There were aprons, washcloths, scarves, cookies and candies, postcards and the like, all with a wisteria theme...lots of things to buy to bring home. A special treat near the back of the park was the stand selling wisteria flavoured soft ice cream!
With over one million visitors annually .. ...
Nothing huge planned today, only visiting the shopping center AEON.
The day before was cold, we were bit tired, so we started the day more late and more slow.
Since some days the sister is proposing me a breakfast with the bread from Costco supermarket. I just have to warm it in the grill.
Today there were no breakfast foreseen, but while he was in the shower I quickly warm a bread, I was starving too much.
Got a chestnut ice cream while in the ...
... on the mountain's roads in the dark is not where I feel more secured. I couldn't drive there by myself even if I had my license.
Later, when we were at home, suddenly all our phones (with internet) started to make huge noise. It was a earthquake alarm, it's the first time I got one on my phone. We felt suddenly a little shake, but nothing huge.
The day after I saw on the net that there was a big one announced for Tokyo and ...
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