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. ...
The Russells left on Monday and Chris took them to the airport alone because I was substituting at the international school. I got my lesson plans when I arrived and laughed when they told me I would be teaching math and science. I didn't let them know these are not my strong points but luckily the plans were easy to follow. The science classes were using computers to complete a project. One math class took a test and the other had some bookwork to complete.
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... went through packing up our gear and cleaning up our campsite, the task of the looming flight was palpable.
We kept reassuring ourselves that everything was looking good and all the signs were pointing to a successful attempt. We’d left more than 100 gallons of fuel back in Adak as a back-up, so if the winds aloft proved unfavorable we could return to Adak to wait for a different day with hopefully better conditions. Still, ...
... shot. I offered it to my team mate and they were like "no no no no". So it was down to me. As i was setting up they pointed me to the score board and it was a 6-6 tie. Pressure or what. I think i overheard someone say afterwards that there was more pressure here on the court than there was minutes before Mt. Vesuvius blew up, but i could be wrong on that one. Anyway here we go. Team mates cheering me on. Opposition cheering me on. Teachers cheering me ...