Address: 1607 Kurashina, Chikuma, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 387-0004, Japan | B&B
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This B&B, located on 1607 Kurashina, Chikuma, is near Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park and Villa d'Est Garden Farm and Winery.
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Travel Blogs from Chikuma

Monkey business and Obuse

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 27, 2015

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... Out of the mountains and about 30 minutes from Nagano. Maleny/Montville style town. Warm here, about 24 degrees - so we were a bit hot as we dressed for the mountains. While touristy, it is quiet and unhurried. It is chestnut season for this area so speciality shops with everything "chestnut" and cafes, beautiful craft stores, sake brewery (no thanks after last nights headache), galleries and museums. There is also an open garden ...

Faster than a bullet train to Nagano

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 26, 2015

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... track initially, but cool heads prevailed and we made the train with 5 minutes to spare. The ride is very smooth and fast with xxxKm covered in 1 hour 24 minutes. The trip was through the plains which are all heavily built out. The population covers only 30% of the land, with the rest being mountainous and un-developed. Very sustainable approach, except they cannot grow all their food requirements. We were told to wait at the exit and someone from Hotel Selan would pick ...

Can it get any better? Yes, it can!

A travel blog entry by velojim-japan on Oct 13, 2015

5 comments, 22 photos

... as the sun began to burn through the clouds and the temperature increased. I had hoped to get to the restaurant by noon but the amount of climbing and stopping to take photos slowed me down. As 12 noon passed and then 1 PM, I kept checking the distance on my Garmin GPS and I thought maybe I had already passed it. Eventually, I saw a sign for St. Cousair and started climbing as it is situated on top of a hill. I rode by the winery and then into the ...

No to snow monkeys but yes to grasshoppers

A travel blog entry by velojim-japan on Oct 12, 2015

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... and make my way to the inn for the night. When I told the tourism info office that I was staying at the Kanoe Inn above Togari Nozawaonsen, they were full of praise for this place as having good food and accommodations. They were not wrong! I had the best meal of my trip (a traditional Kaiseki multi-course one) so far in Japan which featured river salmon sashimi, chestnut rice, various local mountain vegetables, soba, eel and an extra ...

Matsumoto castle

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 05, 2015

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... restaurant in Parco department store - delicious pasta, boys want homemade lasagna when we get home. Went to Maruzen book store, Joey bought some manga books. Boys rested in the hotel, while we went back to the indigo shop for some more treasures. Went to Nepali restaurant for dinner , smelled delicious and tasted fantastic ...