Lodge Depo

Address: 11130-6 Yomase, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0405 , Japan | Lodge
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This lodge, located on 11130-6 Yomase, Yamanouchi-machi, is near Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
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Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

Monkey business and Obuse

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 27, 2015

37 photos

... they are used to people and just walk right near you. A treat was seeing 2 of the young ones swimming and playing in the pool, just like little kids. They swim under water and squabble just like human kids. They spend a lot of time grooming each other. We could have stayed all day as they were so entertaining. How do monkeys turn adults into smiling idiots? Took trillions of photos of course. Next stop was the lovely traditional town ...

Faster than a bullet train to Nagano

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 26, 2015

36 photos

... 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

... or decline and the smoothness of the roads are among the many factors that contribute to your overall sensations when you're on the road. Maybe I'm just excited to be here and I have a low threshold for what I think are good routes but this area is simply astounding! I thought Aizu Wakamatsu was great but this is just as good if not better.

Anyway, I rode about 11 km from the Inn before the climbing began. It would be about a 10 km climb averaging 6 ...

No to snow monkeys but yes to grasshoppers

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

12 photos

... people know each other. There's something cleansing (no pun intended) about sitting at a stool in a stall with a low mounted water tap and a plastic pan that you fill with water and drench yourself. I find it quite refreshing and relaxing and many Japanese dream of retiring in a town or home with an onsen facility.

I've not plotted a route for tomorrow yet. Needless to say, judging by the mountains in all the photos, there will be climbing ...

1st night accomodation

A travel blog entry by pixeltoy on Oct 10, 2015

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The minshuku was in O Tsumago. The town 2 km before Tsumago! Japanese-style Room /Located along the Nakasendo trail in the post-town of Tsumago-juku, Daikichi is run by three generations of the same family and is one of the family-run minshuku we use in ...