Shosenkaku Kagetsu

318-5 Yuzawa, Yuzawa-machi, Minamiuonuma-gun, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 949-6101 , Japan | Ryokan
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Travel Blogs from Yuzawa-machi

Cold & hot

A travel blog entry by petturik

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... and it was a short walk to the capsule hotel. I couldn't find it at first because it was on the 2nd floor of a building. Once found the checkin was fast and easy and i made my way to my capsule to unpack my stuff and get a well deserved shower. Since the shower was in the public bathroom and it's considered very rude to splash water you have to sit down to take a shower there. Awkward but still very nice to have a decent shower after 2 days of hiking.

Since ...

Snow in May

A travel blog entry by petturik

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Inbetween the busy days in Tokyo i had planned 2 days of hiking in a national park. In my preparation i checked a couple but they were either too far away or the hike would just take too long. Until i found a Oze national park, just 3,5 hours from Tokyo and relatively easy to do in two days. The first day you'll walk mainly through marshlands and the second day takes you around the lake in the park.
I took the subway to Ueno station ...

SURE LET'S DO SHIRAKAWA

A travel blog entry by mek1

1
26

... is pressed down and then wooden stick are pounded on top of the thatch. Then a rope made out of rice grass is threaded from the inside out and tied onto the beams inside. When finished the roof is about 1 foot thick and is very beautiful.

We walked across a suspension bridge to get into the village and then walked through the village. There was a steady gentle rain falling the whole time. Because of ...

A Monkey Surprise

A travel blog entry by mickq1

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... area. Much time spent with the monkeys, they are very comfortable with tourists. One alpha male who tends to get angry if you upset him by getting too close. Beautiful spring melt snow all around and the walk back is beautiful. Back near hotel many black suited guys with earpieces and police everywhere.
Back to the hotel to be shown Japanese room ......we did not book this so anxious staff hurried us out of the way. We later found out that the Japanese Prince was at hotel from ...

Trip to Yudanaka to see the Snow Monkeys

A travel blog entry by kirstyollie

43

... One of the highlights was that it contained an inner chamber which we had to walk down to via a narrow staircase, which lead to a completely pitch black corridor. You had to use your right hand to feel along the wall and find your way. Near the end you touch a metal key hanging on the wall to give you enlightment. When we left we definitely felt something although we weren't sure what it was!

We had a quick lunch and headed back to the station bound for ...

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This ryokan is located in the Echigoyuzawa Onsen area of Yuzawa-machi.
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