Shibu Hotel

2173 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0401, Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

Monkeys and Typhoons and Sparklers oh my

A travel blog entry by averyadventures

... br> We had heard about this so called onsen from past visitors but we really werent exactly sure what to expect. An onsen is a public bath where you sit at little vanities to bathe. After you have washed your hair/soaped up and rinsed off, you get to induldge in a 5 star assortment of jacuzzi baths. One of them had bubbles and jets, another had still water with hard streams coming down from two shower heads, it felt great on my neck and head. Another one had two chairs where ...

Potluck and bells

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... made music playing bells. It was fun. Krista V ( my friend who did this exchange 3 years ago) homestay mother was here as well! She said Krista played the bells too! Today we played “When you wish upon a star”, then a song that became popular after the earthquake here. That song was played in remembrance of the day and lives lost. We played a 3rd song that I have not a clue what it was. We all had lots ...

Officially a big girl.....

A travel blog entry by averyadventures

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... other Americanized expressions without having to spend about 15 minutes trying to define a word or phrase. One particular fella stood out to me, his name was Kimberly, Kim for short. He was wearing a polka dot shirt and was explaining how he loves celebrating the 4th of July. Carolyn and I also offered to help make some of the food in the kitchen. I was deemed *meat massager*.....lol.......and was to help defrost the frozen premium ground beef to then form into over ...

A little piece of America in Japan

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... cupcakes that look like burgers. It wasn’t the same as home but still nice to celebrate. We had to leave early to get Allyce to the bus stop. I wish we hadn’t taken the long way. I could have went back after getting Allyce to the bus since the party was so close to my homestay. But since it was 10pm at that point I didn’t want to be rude. So home I went.


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25 plates of Sushi Later

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... with my mom. Because my brother didn’t know what he was doing I couldn’t see her face but I could hear her voice and that was good enough for me. It was really helpful to hear her voice. She told me that Max is eating the other dog’s food so she is feeding him more. He did still need to fill in a bit; hopefully he looks normal when I get home and not a spoiled ...

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This ryokan, located in the Kumanoyu Onsen area of Yamanouchi-machi, is near Shiga Kogen Ski Area.
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