Shibu-Onsen Kokuya

2200 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

... My host family eased my nerves by busting out the trusty ol maps and showing me on paper where everything was headed. My hostdad- Gigi....is pretty funny. Everyday when the weather comes on he sprints (literally the man can MOVE) and he writes down the forecasts in a journal. My hostmom says he journals the weather everyday and also writes in a diary. So sweet.

Not to anyone`s surprise but I have also been dealing with some foreign bugs lol........Something ...

Potluck and bells

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

Easy day today. Kuzuko invited members from her English class and teacher over for a pot luck. The food was yummy! Mr. Hoya was here again and brought me a Coke. As you have seen on the bottles right now for the world cup it says something like "Have a drink with ( insert COMMON NAME)" Well in Japan one of the common names is Mr. Hoya's first name. So you guessed it the label had his first name on it. (HIDIE) Also I pulled ...

Officially a big girl.....

A travel blog entry by averyadventures

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... when both ladies sitting next to me were eager to help me despite not speaking much English at all. They were frantically typing things into their English Japanese translators on their phones and trying to discuss with eachother what I was trying to tell them. One of them let me borrow their phones to call my Homestay sister, Minori. We had the whole bus of Japanese strangers aiding to my rescue. We thought we had figured out my stop was #24, but then realized I ...

A little piece of America in Japan

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... out time. They love stickers and kind of mobbed us for more. They talk loudly at you and are touching you. It can be a bit intense. We also went to a calligraphy class. We learned how to write the character for 'growth’. The second character I’ve made since being here! The other one was ‘Japan’! We stayed at school for the club activity of "Japanese ...

25 plates of Sushi Later

A travel blog entry by lilseppey

... to school with an assembly and a beautiful welcome card. We went to a class where we work on table/eating etiquette and how to use chopsticks. We stayed after school for one of the club activities. It was called “old time games” we played with the Kendama (played with it before and saw a demo, We also got one from the school from Monday) and then bubbles. Max would ...

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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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