Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
With ten days in the mountains, we gave our ski legs a well deserved rest day and took the opportunity to see the world famous Jigokudani Monkeys... aka Snow Monkeys. Kambayashi Onsen in Jigokudani Yaen-Koen Park is the only place in the world to see such a phenomenon; while zoos are attempting to train monkeys to take to the water, these little …
One Metro ride, the full-on Japanese rail experience of the Shinkansen - aka bullet train! - one bus journey, a lodge pickup and we finally arrived at our snow-surrounded lovely mountain accommodation in Hakuba, the Japanese Alps... we were finally here!
Getting off the train in Nagano it was cold; so much colder than Tokyo but still no …
... it and started running after me!!! Part of it is caught on tape- I will have to post. Typical.
Once we were done playing with the snow monkeys it started POURING (the beginning of the typhoon effects). I carried Yuki down the entire mountain (about 50 minutes and very steep).......I was pretty tired but he held on tight as we ventured down in the pouring rain and tried not to slide down the mud/rocks.
Another weekend, Carolyn and I went to climb ...
... br> I miss my mattress (so does my neck, shoulders, and back)
I miss my family, dog ,and boyfriend in no special order.
I miss dryer fabric softener sheets. (air dry with a clothes line here)
My allergies are killing me, then add anti mosquito incense burner = death to nose.
I want a bacon cheese burger, my mom’s beef roll ups (contains bacon), and steak. Some Erma’s would be nice ...
... patties. It was in the kitchen that we discovered the little mini hamburger cupcakes that a girl had made and brought to pass. They were vanilla cupcakes as the bun, with a cocolate cupcake as the burger in the middle. On the burger was kiwi, jam and a little frosting. To top it off, they had little American flags on tooth pics and some Japan flags as well. We snagged one right away to make certain we got to try one. This BBQ also was decked out with grilling, ...
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