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... being cropped. The area is a real food bowl. First stop was the Snow Monkey Park (minus the snow). The private tour for 4 continues. Quite cool, brilliant sunny day. A lovely walk through the forest for about 40 minutes before the hot springs pools where they tend to congregate. Just before the entrance there is various Onsen out in the open - would take a lot of courage to trot your private bits out for full display! While the monkeys ...
... track initially, but cool heads prevailed and we made the train with 5 minutes to spare. The ride is very smooth and fast with xxxKm covered in 1 hour 24 minutes. The trip was through the plains which are all heavily built out. The population covers only 30% of the land, with the rest being mountainous and un-developed. Very sustainable approach, except they cannot grow all their food requirements. We were told to wait at the exit and someone from Hotel Selan would pick ...
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Entering the restaurant, I was struck by how refined and elegant it was but not in an ostentatious way. It was not busy and I was led to a table by the window. When I sat down, I was awestruck, the view was astounding. I've not been to winery restaurants in Napa Valley or the Okanagan so I can't compare but this one looked out onto the rice fields and villages below, into the valley beyond and then out at the mountains topped ...
... 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 ...
The minshuku was in O Tsumago. The town 2 km before Tsumago! Japanese-style Room /Located along the Nakasendo trail in the post-town of Tsumago-juku, Daikichi is run by three generations of the same family and is one of the family-run minshuku we use in ...