Penke Panke Lodge
Travel Blogs from Hakuba-mura
... the city to see except for the temple so saw what I wanted to see in one day. Got to taste the Soba noodles ( made from Buckwheat) but didn't try my hand at making them. Nagano is "famous" for Soba noodles - well it is a local speciality.
I am sure that there can be no unemployment in Japan. If you haven't got a job they make one for you or give you a "safety" job. On building sites, roadworks etc there ...
... snow made the walk more challenging than normal with the occasional section where I'd slip in to my knee. After I grabbed a steamed bun I jumped on the trolley bus through a 3.7km tunnel under Mt Tateyama. On the other side it was the Tateyama Ropeway. The Ropeway wasn't pleasant, a crowded car and ten minutes of cameras clicking away. Fair to say I was feeling crowded and a bit tired at this point. It was ...
- Up in the mountains!
... At last we had time this evening for showers before dinner. Another buffet dinner, where once again I ate too much. There is no wifi in the room, a few of us are sitting in the lobby tapping away. Every time the door opens there is a blast of freezing cold air, which reminds us that outside the temperature is zero! It should reach 10° tomorrow. I'm glad I brought my vest!
... some of them don't have safety bars! They move really fast as well...quite a challenge getting on and off, especially as they are so low too. We love Japan and every night we have a different dining experience...all really good. anyway there are many photos which tell the story of our week here. ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking