Hoshino Resort Kai Matsumoto
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... minutes to spare. Otherwise, we would have to wait another 20 minutes for the next bus.
The next stop was to Takayama, one of my favourite places in Japan. It was about an hour's drive away. We arrived close to 4pm and found a car parking station a short walk away from the old town. The old town consists of several streets of samurai buildings. These have now been converted to restaurants, shops ...
... wrong side of the train from the best views so couldn't film it. Matsumoto is famous in japan for its castle and as people who have travelled with me before know, I like castles! This one is your typical Japanese style castle, with 5 tiers, all of which you could access. Luckily the weather was still improving and now most of the grey cloud had been replaced by blue sky meaning I managed to get some better photos. I then visited ...
... documentaries. As I approached the onsen, the Macaques were staggeringly comfortable with human presence as they scurried past my ankles as I crossed the small bridge to the main pool. This allowed for some great up close photo opportunities. The highlights were probably seeing the incredibly close and protective bond of the mother and child and also seeing a full on chase between the two biggest Macaques all around the ...
... 2.04pm Shinkansen back to Nagano. We then took an old fashion bus to Zonkoji Temple. Owen left soon after and we were left to fend for ourselves. It was an easy 1.7Km walk downhill back to the hotel, supposedly.
We went around the gardens first and that took quite a while as it was quite large. The hordes of Japanese or more than likely, Chinese tourists, had already left by that stage and we could ...
... walk through the winter walk where workers have to walk for 20km for 6 hours. There was a monkey sitting on the top of the stairs so it became a choice of whether we wanted a photo of the monkey or that of a train going over the red bridge. In the end, the train on the bridge won out.
We came out at near the red bridge to see the first train go over the bridge. After that, we walked on a bush track and on to an ...