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... her and the conductor.
We had about 20 minutes or so to get ready for dinner as we were meeting down in the lobby at 7.20pm. Dinner was to be in the Daimaru Building next door. We were joking that it could be down in the basement level where Owen could give us about 1000 yen for our meal. It ended up being in a nice restaurant on the 8th floor. The restaurant served only food from the Hokkaido region. We had grated daikon radish with miso, the ...
... my future house.
We dropped of Hiroto back at the hostel and we headed back to Obihiro again. The weather looks threatening and Momo's mum called to warn us for the hurricane coming over Hokkaido. The wind was getting stronger and the fog was heavy but it wasn't to bad as we thought it would be. I was so tired after this lovely but intensive weekend that I slept almost right away. I slept like a log that night.
Momo and I went away for the weekend to Furano what is located more in land of Hokkaido. The world turns completely green after leaving Obihiro. Obihiro is surrounded by a beautiful mountain range. Momo takes the more scenic routes to drive to Furano instead of the motorway. It all looks amazing and the views are stunning! We stop on the top of the mountain to take some pictures from the viewpoint.
Furano is just a scenic 2,5 ...
... decks and windows to be able to see the animals very close or almost being in the middle of them. Unfortunately the animals were held alone, without pairs or groups, most of them mentally switched off, doing there endless rounds to have at least some escape from theri boredome.
Sad to see that this type of zoos still exist, we have zoos as well but very modern with motivated animals
... US during the 19th century
Carried on to Asahikawa, where we have had another beer festival at the station. The weather was now definitely turing into rain. This ruined our plan to climb Asahidate an active volcano and we planned for next day another excursion
Thanks to the lady at the tourist information we found an excellent restaurant close by the hotel. Original Japanese food and we enjoyed very much