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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... 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. ...
... to drink beer in the winter while it is snowing ( I think it's 7 degrees in the summer?) I will check out these facts with my beer serving buddy, Mark Jones, later. The tour also took us to Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill where we could observe snow falling from the sky and white nothingness over the lookout point. Jenn read about Ramen Alley and a ...
... in prison you know. I`m only allowed a few breaks a day, no one speaks to me, I can`t leave this place without permission and it`s cold. However I'm also getting paid to read my own books, study Japanese, drink free green tea and search the net on my phone, all whilst talking with cool students and playing games with them. So maybe it`s a little better than prison. Maybe.
Yesterday I had Badminton again. This time it was an hour 15 instead of 20 ...
... did because I filled it up and still had to put things in the large Costco bag to come home. We made our way through a couple of free samples, like olive oil with bread, steak and persimmon. I happened to notice that the steak they were selling was $35, so I didn't buy any, but the sample was yummy. I had never knowingly had a persimmon but it was good, so Sarah and I decided to split a box. Our whole trip from subway, to bus, to Costco and back the same way took about 3.5 ...
... a couple United Airlines crews gave our position reports on to the necessary controllers. They asked what a plane was doing over the Pacific at such low altitudes and were pretty astounded when we told them what we were up to. On the company frequency 123.45 we were even able to football score updates. Things were looking good.
Not just the winds, but also the cloud cover was ridiculously in our favor. Icing on wings can only ...