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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Taisetsu Kamikawa-cho
Hotel Taisetsu is a traditional Japanese style hotel or Ryokan with 3 indoor/outdoor hot spring baths which made for a very relaxing few days. Breakfast is has limited choices of food (mostly Japanese), but dinner was good.
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... cheese factory, we went to a vineyard. We were told that we had about 40 minutes or so there. Since Joseph and I are non-drinkers, we were out photographing the nearby woods instead. The wine must not have been very good as they were out pretty fast. Joseph was out in the sticks by that point. Takako said that the bus will pick us up down the road so not to rush back up the hill. I went down to where Joseph was and managed only a few shots before the bus ...
... to the top, than it is, to the top of the pyramid and that only takes like, 2hrs!" (walsh's pyramid in cairns). I was less enthusiastic as to the summit climb, having trudged through snow previously, but not wanting to dampen the spirit i followed. Needless to say, 100m or so up and about 600m of actual weaving across mountain peak in soft untouched powder.....falling over our snow shoes, knee deep in cold wet fun,.....hmmm maybe this will be ...
The highlight is definitely the sake testing. The non premium sake tasting Is free. The few premium sake they do charge a nominal fee. For 150 yen, I tasted a full to the brim cup of the most expensive premium sake. Which we eventually bought. Think it was about 5940 yen. When compared side by side, the difference in quality was ...
... massive ones stuffed in the centre itself and we read were the biggest in the world! The lady pointed all over the mountain map we'd just been studying saying 'bear, bear, bear...!' and then when we asked what to do the man jumped up and down and the lady covered her head and went into a ball - most amusing! Next stop was our Youth Hostel, where we were very pleased to find the free YHA cards we'd got at Tokyo airport shaved Y1000 each off the ...
My Dad and Bryan woke up around 4:00 am since we went to sleep so
early, but I woke up around 6:30 am (slept for about 11 hours). We
promptly packed up our belongings and left the hostel to go rent a
car. It all unfolded without a hitch! We ate breakfast at what seemed
like a Japanese breakfast chain, which was very good. We hit the road
around 9:00 and headed for Asahikawa, with our ultimate destination
being Sounkyo Youth Hostel in ...