Marukoma Onsen Ryokan
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMarukoma Onsen Ryokan Chitose
Our first experience in a Japan style hotel - Ryokan
We have been surprised by the beautiful setting at the shore of this lake, its room which we liked. This Ryokan has as well their thermal bath - Onsen - and the best there is even an outdoor onsen -rotem-buro -
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We departed from Asahikawa taking the local train to the Tomakomai station. There the taxi drive us 40 minutes to the Marukoma Onsen Ryokan
We checked in and have been guided to our room. Our first experience in a typical Japanese hotel, we had first to get acquainted with the specifics of a Ryokan
... to check out the fitness room. I read that at 4:30 there was an exercise class with music and instructor. We all walked in, and the guy didn't speak any English, so he just proceeded to show us the weight machines and we all did our own workout. In the gym there was 80's/90's American music was playing. It was funny. In the fitness room they had a room where you warm up, it was a heated room, where I guess you warm up exercising. ...
... was like having our own tour guides! They didn't speak much English and laughed when they tried to say anything but they were super sweet. One of them would run ahead of us to touch the button for us to cross the street and then ran ahead of us once we were at the farm to see where the pumpkin festival was on the property.
Although we had walked through some showers coming from church and then from the bus stop to the farm, once we got on the property it started pouring! ...
I flew home from Sendai alone on Tuesday and for the first time in 5.5 months I was in the apartment by myself for two nights. I admit that I did sleep with the light on. I came home because Chris would be busy at his conference and so I could go to class. Because I am currently tutoring in Otaru, I was able to continue with that as well.
Thursday morning I ordered my dad's plane tickets for his visit! It was also a good day because Chris came home. He brought a lot of ...
The best part about not being able to finish our marathon was that on Monday our bodies didn't have to recover from a marathon. Walking and biking weren't without some pain, but I still got my errands done. Today I learned how to use the Loppi machine at Lawson's convenience store so I could pay for plane tickets that we ordered over the weekend. We thought we were going to have to use Atsuo's credit card and then pay him back, but it worked out perfectly without him because ...