Travel Blogs from Shizuoka
... to enjoy himself now, he feels a sense of achievement as his snowboarding improves. Its great to see.
According to the Lonely Planet guide "Japan has the best skiing in Asia and some of the most reliable powder snow on earth. If you want to combine culture with snow time, Japan is the perfect place"
That is so true of the village in where we are staying. Nozawa Onsen......an ancient mountain village, ...
... complete whiteout. At Falls Creek the lifts would have been closed!
Rune struggled with the conditions (and rightly so) we took it in turns to board with him. He managed 2 runs with a lengthy break in between where we drank hot chocolate and sat in front of a heater.
The run called 'paradise' was actually paradise to snowboard down today. I can see what all the ...
... was fun! and because the snow was powdery and soft it was easy to get back into the flow of it again. The slopes we played on today were wide and easy, but because it was a Sunday they were busy.
After a fun day, we got back down to the village at 16.30ish, the sun still shining.
Back at the lodge, we got chatting to a group from Albury and Bright, small world. I said hello to someone in the kitchen, ...
... hot with blue skies. We made up for it by doing lots of park skiing, mixing up different resorts, playing tag down the slopes with snowballs with loser doing a sake and first fall of the day having to chug a beer. Unfortunately I tried a really hard black mogul field on day 2 and ended up with the beer for the day. We had some really good food and the Japanese Onsens were amazing as usual. Final night we went out for ...
Today was our last day skiing :( so none of us kids did lessons. It was also a very snowy and foggy day! The downpour of snow made the skiing really good though! All 11 of its headed up the gondola to Hakuba 47 in the morning and we skiied some runs there. It was VERY cloudy. The Sowry's (except for Jack) and Holly went back over to Goryu and we stayed to do some more red runs. The snow was so good. Then we started skiing back down to ...
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