Shibu-Onsen Kokuya

Address: 2200 Hirao, Yamanouchi-machi, Shimotakai-gun, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 381-0401, Japan | Ryokan
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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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          Travel Blogs from Yamanouchi-machi

          Day 7: aapjes kijken, bier en sake

          A travel blog entry by nathalievandam on Oct 06, 2016

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          Zo, vandaag staat er een rustig dagje gepland. Na veel gereis is het ook wel lekker om in de stad van de onsen (hot springs) te badderen. Maar eerst moeten we ons nog even inspannen. Na wederom een lekker Japans ontbijt gaan we naar de snow monkeys. Ergens hoog in de bergen is een hot spring waar Makaken badderen. Dit hebben ze ooit afgekeken van …

          Monkey business and Obuse

          A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 27, 2015

          37 photos

          ... either. So that was a failure. Dinner in the hotel again. As it is an Onsen, it is full of Japanese and we are the only foreigners. The Japanese go to the Onsen and then come to dinner dressed in their Yukata plus a blue jacket that goes with it. They don't have pre-dinner drinks. They get straight into dinner, some have a little sake, and then some have a few beers afterwards. Whereas we do the opposite. We decided to brave the ...

          Faster than a bullet train to Nagano

          A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 26, 2015

          36 photos

          ... Mt. Koshi. Traditional Japanese Onsen Hotel. Booked the private Onsen as not enough courage to expose private bits in the public baths. Very relaxing. Even Rod agreed to try it, which is pretty amazing as he usually will not step out of his comfort zone. Then off to dinner with Kerry and Gloria. They have travelled extensively and are really interesting and good company. So a few beers and glasses of sake before hitting bed for a good nights sleep. Damned Sake....headache ...

          Can it get any better? Yes, it can!

          A travel blog entry by velojim-japan on Oct 13, 2015

          5 comments, 22 photos

          This morning started off rather dreary with some drizzle and dampness on the roads. Plus, it was on the cold side, about 12 degrees with a forecast to reach 19 degrees as a daytime high. I had originally planned to do a mountain climb, about 87 km with 2,000 metres of elevation gain. However, the mountain tops looked socked in with low cloud cover. Instead, I decided to ride to a place for lunch that I had discovered on the internet while checking ...

          No to snow monkeys but yes to grasshoppers

          A travel blog entry by velojim-japan on Oct 12, 2015

          12 photos

          ... people know each other. There's something cleansing (no pun intended) about sitting at a stool in a stall with a low mounted water tap and a plastic pan that you fill with water and drench yourself. I find it quite refreshing and relaxing and many Japanese dream of retiring in a town or home with an onsen facility.

          I've not plotted a route for tomorrow yet. Needless to say, judging by the mountains in all the photos, there will be climbing ...

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