The Bears Den Mountain Lodge
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Second day of lessons today and it's official.....I can ski better than Keeley.....who can't really ski at all. Keeley does fine until it's time to stop and then we hear the familiar cries of 'OMG I can't stop....I can't stop!!', so Keeley was given the name of 'Keeley no stop' today. We did manage to get on and off the chair lift (Keeley fell off) and then managed to get down one of the green slopes (Keeley ran into a ...
Well......what a day! We had our first lot of lessons this morning and it was exhausting!! Turns out I'm a bit of a natural (not) and Keeley actually makes me look like a really good skier, she is really uncoordinated, either that or she was playing up to the cute instructor. Anyway....kids all did well, it has been snowing non stop since we got here with huge ...
We have made it to Hakuba!! After 7 modes of transport and transfers..... Dragging 5 kids and 10 pieces of luggage through airports and train stations and bus stops ( and literally running to make trains) we are here. It's been snowing lightly since we got here and the streets of ...
... heated seats. Fortunately most have western style toilets with only a smattering of squat toilets. My knee would not be able cope with prolonged squatting let alone manage to do the job without splash onto my clothes. They also look really really odd. Japanese people and particularly the women are lovely lovely people. So friendly, obliging and helpful and they just seem so good. I only hope Australians are as nice to them when they come to visit ...
... whilst the others are skiing).Therefore we have put this off until Thursday now. Wednesday we are visiting the snow monkeys. So now I am relaxing in front of a very large glass window with outlook to a snow covered forest and with old fashioned classical orchestral music playing. In this room coffee is available and I only wish people would stop coming in an out the door as a big draft of cold air accompanies them each ...