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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. ...
... us, but I think it was. We were just too slow for them, and they were also too polite to tell us to expedite our approach or exit the runway immediately. Ugh. It put a small damper on what was otherwise an amazingly successful flight. Needless to say, regardless, Johannes and I congratulated each other.
Peter Steeger was our handling agent and I can recommend him to anyone traveling by small plane that direction. He had a picnic ...
... On my way back i took a random bus as i was so worried about the route i had only planned on getting there. Luckily it was the correct one (1/8 chance and i got it right - and by got it right i mean got on the first bus that came to the stop). I headed to the park right outside the station and noticed 2 amazing things. One a pull up bar :D:D:D so will be running to that later tonight and two a gorgeous lake you're able to take a rowing boat out on.
... a dog. I tried to use myself in an example with this phrase about my adventure learning Japanese but then the other people got offensive because they are learning English and thought I was now calling everyone a dog. Ahhhh. Lost in translation.
After Let's Talk a few of us went to the Beer Garden again. My friend Mariko is always bringing me wonderful things to eat and this week she had some some salad greens, peanuts, jarred plums, and a small bunch ...