Honen Mushi

Address: 3055 Togura-onsen, Chikuma, Nagano Prefecture, Chubu, 389-0807, Japan | Ryokan
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This ryokan, located in the Togurakamiyamada Onsen area of Chikuma, is near Villa d'Est Garden Farm and Winery.
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Travel Blogs from Chikuma

Monkey business and Obuse

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 27, 2015

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... superb private gardens that you can walk through. The artist Nakajima lived here so we went to see his work mostly depicting cherry blossoms, but there were works by other artists that to our surprise included Ayers Rock (Uluru). A lovely young woman saw me looking at a tree I clearly did not recognise. She explained it was a chestnut tree and showed me the hairy brown fruit, and said the little lane we were standing in was called ...

Faster than a bullet train to Nagano

A travel blog entry by nreid on Oct 26, 2015

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... in a shop front, amazing French bread and pastry shop, and all sorts of specialist crafts such as custom made chopsticks. The streetscaping is also beautifully done. Best of all it was not crowded. The temple area was worth a look. I did the cleansing ritual again, burnt incense and rubbed the Buddha to try and find a miracle cure for my upper respiratory infection. Anything is worth trying at this stage! They hang woven sandals at the temple gate as a wish for ...

Matsumoto castle

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 05, 2015

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... restaurant in Parco department store - delicious pasta, boys want homemade lasagna when we get home. Went to Maruzen book store, Joey bought some manga books. Boys rested in the hotel, while we went back to the indigo shop for some more treasures. Went to Nepali restaurant for dinner , smelled delicious and tasted fantastic ...

Yudanaka to Matsumot

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 04, 2015

After breakfast and photos Mr Yumoto drove us to the train. We went to Nagano then ran to catch an earlier train to Matsumoto, this caused much confusion at the gate but we made it . Boys relaxed in the hotel. We explored the town - nakamichi street and nawate street. Found the best indigo fabric shop ever, and bought some treasures, was also given lots of fabric gifts! Dinner at an Irish pub - not that ...

Snow monkey day

A travel blog entry by ptoj on Oct 03, 2015

Woke early and caught a taxi to Ueno station. JR Shinkansen to Nagano, then electric train on the Nagano dentetsuline to Yudanaka. Walked up to our accomodation - Shimaya. Mr Yumoto is very helpful. He drove us to the snow monkeys, then we walked 1.6 km through the forest to see the monkeys. They were everywhere, little babies, sitting in the hot spring, picking nits from each other and ...