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... the train watchers who dotted the route to take photos of the train. I guess steam trains are not a common sight for people around here or anywhere else in the world.
We were supposed to go on another train that was to go on to the Torroko line and across the Usui Viaduct. 20 minutes before we arrived, Takako had confirmed with them that we were taking the 1pm train. However, when we got there, the train had developed a fault and the trip had to ...
... hard). The highlight was a cable car ride up a mountain to a place where the view was fantastic and there was a hot, hotspring that we could soak our feet in until they turned bright red!
They left us at the home of missionaries who took care of us till we got back on the bullet train and headed for Nagano to visit more missionaries, where we have seen some of their work and lives and enjoyed another visit to another onsen (hot springs bath).
... quite a sight; very imposing yet strangely peaceful. We are finding everything very easy, as the people are so incredibly friendly and always happy to help even if they don't speak any English and we just say "thank you, thank you" repeatedly! I can't download any pics from my camera at our current accommodation, but will do soon :-) Hope you're all well, lots of love ...
... wild and free to roam as they please but are not scared of humans whats ever. In fact, at the beginning, I was defiantly more scared of them as they would walk by you with their fur brushing upon my skin. At the park there is a hot spring bath for the monkeys, which they use more in the winter. It was really cute to watch one baby monkey trying to teach himself how to swim. The next day we went out into the mountains to wear ...
... had him quickly rise to become the Train Master.
Paul (Me): Along for the ride and cultural experience, being the only person with a camera, I was the Photo Master, responsible for documenting our trip through the lens of my Lumix TZ40.
Hikari: Hostel worker who was present for most of our stay.
Orie: Owner of 1166 Backpackers, where we stayed in Nagano.
Night in Nagano
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