Pension Happiness

Address: Akakura Saint Moritz, Myoko, Niigata Prefecture, Chubu, 949-2111, Japan | Pension
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This pension, located in the Akakura Onsen area of Myoko, is near Suginohara.
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Travel Blogs from Myoko

Snow shoe trekking and sake cocktails

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 08, 2015

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We arranged to go snow shoeing today. Our guest house host is a mountain guide so he is taking us out for an adventure which is great. We can only do a half day today due to the weather coming in snowy in the afternoon but that is fine, still gives us a taste of it. We got kitted out with boots and snow shoes and poles and bundled into the van to head up the road. It is about 2* so not too chilly. We had to get the right balance of warm but not ...

Up to the mountains

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 07, 2015

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... the yummiest udon's I have ever had. Scott had udon with garlic and cheese, a local speciality for the alps. After lunch we were dropped at the ski gondola to go up the mountain for a view of the area. It was a lovely cloudless day so a good chance to do this as the weather is forecast to come in nasty in the next few days. For dinner we went back into town for 2 young teachers ...

Temples and Castles

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 06, 2015

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... snacks to make up lunch was a good way to go. This fuelled us seek the train to Matsumoto where the historic castle is. On recommendation we got the express wide view train to give us nice views of the surrounding area in comfort. It was quite a nice journey, heaps of tunnels as we went up through the mountain area. One of the views we got looking back over a valley is one of Japan's most famous views and very pretty with ...

Snow Monkey Magic

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 05, 2015

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... on rice. They were filling and rich. The tempura vegies came with little prawns and scallops which I thought was interesting as we were ordering vegies, it would be hard to be a vego here. Lucky we are not. Back at Kura we sat in the lounge room and chatted with the others, a couple of guys were being interviewed by a writer who does articles about some of the tourists who stay here. We sat and listened til our fluffy warm beds ...

Trains and trains

A travel blog entry by teenza on Feb 04, 2015

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... about one and a half hours and we were in Nagano. Our accommodation is just a few train stops past Nagano in Suzaka so we found the train for this line and headed on up on the snow monkey express train. Our guesthouse is soo cute, Guesthouse Kura, www.ghkura.com It is an old historic building and is in the traditional style with rice paper walls between rooms and tatami matting on the floor. Our beds are futon mattresses with thick luxurious bedding, electric blankets and ...