Hotel Grace Hakuba
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... and classical piano at night, they probably don't mind. A lack of the ubiquitous concrete, that seems to define urban japan, and, instead, many more traditional houses along with fruit and wine plantations make Obuse a pleasant irregularity. It used to be rich and important in the 19th century but now is a haven for day-tripping pensioners and families.
... the sashimi after sushi for breakfast and lunch. Too much food but manageable, I didn't reckon with the cold soup, salted fish, miso, udon, rice, sorbet - we were nine courses in all - each of them a nice plate in itself. We finally had to admit defeat.
The next morning the men and boys headed down to the larger baths we had the night before (they are on a rotating schedule) . The boys were a bit unsure about walking through the hotel in a robe and ...
... Tora Tora" because that's what the audience was singing while the players did their thing. Now there was a board separating the two players, each had to think of and act one of the following: grandmother, samari or tiger. The game is quite similar to rock paper scissors; grandmother beats samari (guess he couldn't kill an old lady), samari kills tiger and tiger eats grandmother.
4. Two newspaper sheets were placed on the ground and two teams (one male one ...
Wednesday, June 19th: Was going to head to Matsumoto castle today. But due to me having a headache all morning, along with all the heavy rain, we did not go. It is our last day in Nagano, but there will be other castles we can see that are hopefully just as good. The evening was quite relaxed. Almost everyone was in the kitchen/dining area, sharing snacks and talking about our experiences and our own countries. Having been only 4 guests at the hostel last night, ...
... the evening I started to get a bit more energy and after eating a bit I went to a 100 yen store. They had all sorts of stuff even though it was quite a small store. It was fun trying to figure out what all the things was. There were things I had never seen before. I did not buy anything ...
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