Fuji Lodge

725-7 Ishiuchi, Minamiuonuma, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 949-6372, Japan | Lodge
 

Travel Blogs from Minamiuonuma

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... times. I passed some local huts and the visitors center and right after that there was a serious bit of climbing. The Japanes, being practical just made a path straight up the mountain which resulted in a very steep climb. I could take just a few steps before i had to catch my breath again and even though it was pretty cold i was sweating really heavily.

I got to the top and after descending for a couple of minutes the snow was almost completely gone and it ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

7

... pleasing, from the more expensive restaurants to the most humble of Ekiben (station snack). It's a joy just to see the plates and cups with food arranged on the table. I took my time to enjoy all the different little flavors and after finishing my dinner went back to my room to get my ipad to update my blog again. Did i mention there's no internet here whatsoever? Lights are off in about 30 minutes (8.30pm) so it's early to bed tonight. Love it! ...

A Monkey Surprise

A travel blog entry by mickq1

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... area. Much time spent with the monkeys, they are very comfortable with tourists. One alpha male who tends to get angry if you upset him by getting too close. Beautiful spring melt snow all around and the walk back is beautiful. Back near hotel many black suited guys with earpieces and police everywhere.
Back to the hotel to be shown Japanese room ......we did not book this so anxious staff hurried us out of the way. We later found out that the Japanese Prince was at hotel from ...

Trip to Yudanaka to see the Snow Monkeys

A travel blog entry by kirstyollie

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... in our new room which was a traditional Japanese ryokan. We tried some traditional Japanese green tea which we sipped whilst sitting on cushions on the floor.

At 5:30 Mr Yumoto took us over to a private onsen up the street which had great views of the city below. After being brave and stripping off (no clothes/swimwear are allowed to be worn when bathing in a Japanese onsen) we slipped in to the warmth of the onsen. It is exactly like being in ...

An Epic ride up Mt. Shirane

A travel blog entry by velojim-japan

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... do so for just over 20 km to the pass. My legs felt better today; I felt like I had more power and was climbing with more speed than yesterday but the niggly knee problem remained.

Although I started the climb in bright sunshine, as I rode higher, clouds seemed to roll in to make for foggy conditions and the temperature dropped. The higher I went, the thicker the fog. Any thought of spectacular views had basically disappeared as I could see no vistas at all. ...

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This lodge is located in the Maruyama Onsen area of Minamiuonuma.
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