Tsubame Highland Lodge
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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.
... on the other side of the river have got telescopes! Who cares! John, who is not a bath person, even admitted he felt good after it.
After our onsen we returned to our room, got dressed and then went down to the foyer where wifi was available, to catch up on our blog and emails. We had a drink as well. Beer was the better choice. The local white wine was really dreadful, badly oxidised and tasted like sherry and the red though better, had very ...
... The monkeys were available and entertaining. The food was plentiful and delicious.
The bullet train whisked us from Tokyo to Nagano in ninety minutes. There we transferred to the local train for the 45 minute trip to Yudanaku. The trip up into the foothills was beautiful, rising through lush farmland of vineyard and orchards. The minibus took us the five minutes from the station to the ryokan. By this point the boys were exhausted having been up since 2:30 ...
... Christmas and being presented with a big box nicely wrapped. You hurriedly open it to find it's your dog that you have had for a while AND it's dead!" lol. The outing wasn't totally awful though. It allowed me to get to know a few of the other ALTs that were there in a cool relaxed environment and there was a beautiful view.
Upon return to the ryokan it was time for shower and dinner preparations. Now there are no private showers in the rooms in the ryokan. ...
... night will be fully booked with 14 people staying. There are me and my friend, an Australian girl, a group from New Zealand and a few Japanese people. I have really enjoyed staying at these hostels and I will miss that when I get to Kyoto. I am sure Kyoto will be very nice as well, but since I will be staying with a friend there I will probably not meet as many new people there as I have done here in Nagano and Tokyo. Off to new adventures tomorrow! Mata ne!! ...
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