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... en shoppen na het skieën. Helaas viel de berglucht rauw op Roos' gestel, zij werd op 2 dagen tijdelijk geveld door migraine. Ons eerste dagtripje was naar het 'snow monkey park'. Onvergetelijk. Het is een natuurlijk heetwaterbassin (Japan is grotendeels vulkaan dus heet water komt op veel plaatsen uit de grond), gevuld met apen! Een groep van zo'n 150 makaken heeft in de jaren 60 ontdekt dat het in een heetwaterbad aangenaam toeven ...
... energy, and charm; the onsen (hot springs), especially the outdoor ones, where you're in a 40 degrees pool of really good water with the cold air and steam above you; koyo, the autumn colours of the leaves, that make mountains and views truly breathtaking; Japanese food and sweets, including this area's specialty, "inago" (crickets!!! We only tasted ...
... town with many tourists, who come especially for the delicious chestnuts and sweets made of chestnuts.
Today we went to a mountain area nearby to visit a waterfall and see (along with many other buses of Japanese tourists) the koyo, the wonderful shades of yellows, oranges, and reds that the trees have right now! The colours are so strong and varied that it is a really beautiful sight.
... Japanese lunch with our hosts, and on our way back we saw an animal on the road: at first I thought it was a dog, but as we got closer and it jumped ahead of us, we realised it was a monkey!!! We didn't see it anymore unfortunately. But here they say that when the monkeys can be seen, it's because they can feel that the rain is coming... hope that's not the ...
Today we drove from Nagoya to Yudanaka to see the famous snow monkeys. It wasn't too difficult but there were not many signs to the monkey park. Luckily we had a map.
Access was via a windy road with passing points. Having paid for parking and parked, there is a short climb through woods to the entrance. (It isn't suitable for the disabled.) On the way up we occasionally saw the odd monkey nonchalanatly ...
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