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... put them back in the hot pool they were stinging because of the temperature difference. Later that night the family and I went to the fire festival with a Japanese school group which was great because it got us almost to the front. It was great Talia and I got to meet up with the rest of their school and make new friends. I met this guy called Andy who was born in Peru and he was living in Japan and he spoke great English and Japanese so he was like ...
... 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 ...
... course called 'entertainment'. This course was slightly steeper and longer but was completely doable, so we completed it multiple times. I also became so much more confident doing the turns and had a lot more control going at a faster speed. After a delicious lunch of katsudon, I headed back out to that same intermediate course with my sister and father. We did that a couple more times, though I had trouble with fogging of my goggles and ...
After a long nights rest, we woke up to a completely white winter wonderland. The amount of snowfall that collected through the night was insane and it still continued to snow. We were served a delicious breakfast of chicken quiche, potato rosti, fruit, bread rolls, salad, and some orange juice and tea. Afterwards we headed straight onto the shuttle bus back to the Gala Snow Resort. We arrived there in time for our lesson with an instructor from the Canyon school and ...
... short practice runs walking up the end of a beginner course. Near to the end of our time when I began to gain more confidence on my snowboard. I managed to sneak in 2 full runs of the 'edelweiss', which was a gentle beginner course that was slightly long. The sunset at around 4pm was absolutely breathtaking and by 5 when the ski lifts were closed, the sky was completely pitched black. Arriving back at the lodge to take a hot shower was so relaxing as I felt my ...
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