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... and rain. So far, the rain has held off. However, the train is overheated at probably 30C. Owen has asked for the temperature to be lowered so now it is a more pleasant 26c. We are all still stripped down to T-shirt level.
At Shintoku Station, I bought one of their local delicacies - frozen cheese cake with a thin layer of chocolate underneath and a thin pastry crust at the bottom. Robert is such a bad influence when it comes to food! I had a vanilla ...
... side of the mountain....... frosty, eat your heart out. This onsen village was covered in the white stuff!!!! we hopped out and wandered through the village.... nope not enough yet! we boarded a cable car up the mountain.....15 min of dangling excitement and breathtaking views to the look out..... we got out at the station (station 5) it was warm... and whats this.........a rental shop.......ok so we were short on time and had missed the beginnings of ...
The highlight is definitely the sake testing. The non premium sake tasting Is free. The few premium sake they do charge a nominal fee. For 150 yen, I tasted a full to the brim cup of the most expensive premium sake. Which we eventually bought. Think it was about 5940 yen. When compared side by side, the difference in quality was ...
... massive ones stuffed in the centre itself and we read were the biggest in the world! The lady pointed all over the mountain map we'd just been studying saying 'bear, bear, bear...!' and then when we asked what to do the man jumped up and down and the lady covered her head and went into a ball - most amusing! Next stop was our Youth Hostel, where we were very pleased to find the free YHA cards we'd got at Tokyo airport shaved Y1000 each off the ...
My Dad and Bryan woke up around 4:00 am since we went to sleep so
early, but I woke up around 6:30 am (slept for about 11 hours). We
promptly packed up our belongings and left the hostel to go rent a
car. It all unfolded without a hitch! We ate breakfast at what seemed
like a Japanese breakfast chain, which was very good. We hit the road
around 9:00 and headed for Asahikawa, with our ultimate destination
being Sounkyo Youth Hostel in ...