The Bears Den Mountain Lodge
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... br> We had heard about this so called onsen from past visitors but we really werent exactly sure what to expect. An onsen is a public bath where you sit at little vanities to bathe. After you have washed your hair/soaped up and rinsed off, you get to induldge in a 5 star assortment of jacuzzi baths. One of them had bubbles and jets, another had still water with hard streams coming down from two shower heads, it felt great on my neck and head. Another one had two chairs where ...
... br> 3rd juggling
4th Origami folding of warrior hat
5th demonstration of Kendell (judo Kendell/stick fighting like fencing) We were allowed to hit a child on the head with the stick. He had a hamlet on. I swear. I felt guilty. (when I get home to the states I will post pictures).
Then back to school for a little break. we then presented to a small class and then they showed us jump rope. I did not realize ...
... the Japanese characters. ( I need to ask again the proper name of this). There were two students (brothers) at the school today that are from America. They come to Japan every summer for a month and they come to school and learn because there is nothing else to do. Its optional for them.
We then presented to another class. This teacher had been to Clearwater and met our mayor. He also had a countryside high school shirt on (my MS ...
... song. Only thing I remember from it was "tiki tiki tiki" sounded like the birds from the "Tiki room" at Magic Kingdom. Then off to the next room where the kids sang "Let it Go" and danced to techno music with bright neon green gloves on. We also played with some spinney toy here (I made it in girl scouts) and I received to 2 Roses made by origami.
Because it was such ...
... have all you can drink and eat for 2 hours here in Japan in some restaurants.
We got out of school early and did some shopping in the city. Well Allyce mostly shopped and I just looked. Never been a big shopper.
Tonight was the Japanese flower arrangement class at the community center. It had the same teacher from the class on Friday at the school. These flowers were much nicer and my flowers were gifted to me ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet