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... superb private gardens that you can walk through. The artist Nakajima lived here so we went to see his work mostly depicting cherry blossoms, but there were works by other artists that to our surprise included Ayers Rock (Uluru). A lovely young woman saw me looking at a tree I clearly did not recognise. She explained it was a chestnut tree and showed me the hairy brown fruit, and said the little lane we were standing in was called ...
... destination that I've been thinking about for sometime. All of that culminated in a deep emotional response when I sat down in this elegant restaurant and saw that view. I sat for a minute taking it all in and then felt another emotion well up when I wished that I could share this moment with Amy. (Honey, I promise to take you here before I die.)
To top it all off, the meal was outstanding as was the service. I had a four course lunch of ...
... and make my way to the inn for the night. When I told the tourism info office that I was staying at the Kanoe Inn above Togari Nozawaonsen, they were full of praise for this place as having good food and accommodations. They were not wrong! I had the best meal of my trip (a traditional Kaiseki multi-course one) so far in Japan which featured river salmon sashimi, chestnut rice, various local mountain vegetables, soba, eel and an extra ...
Day 3 Today in Nozowa we woke up and got ready to leave for a beautiful day of snowboarding, but around about lunch the weather changed and it started to snow heavier. We were planning to go and do a few more runs but then I had a massive stack and it hurt, I landed right on my coccyx bone and I was struggling to even sit down. So Talia and I went on back to the hotel and Mum and Dad did one more run. When everyone was at home we all went to an outdoor ...
... trip to Nozawa Onsen. It was the perfect arrival. It had been snowing 3 days straight and they had received 50-60cms of snow in the past 2 days. It was lovely to arrive in a pretty little snow village just blanketed in snow and so were we after our short little walk to the lodge. Can't wait to hit the slopes tomorrow morning. We are staying at a traditional Japanese lodge ...
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