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... at Karuizawa outlet. It was first "Discovered" and promoted as a mountain resort by Western residents of Japan. you can also indulge in some of the many leisure activities available, such as bowling, golf and cycling around town (own expenses). Overnight at Ski ...
... background ...
(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
... peaceful, although a bit cold.
I made again some shots overthere.
The good point is that, when you visit some parks during the evening, they add nice soft lights to show the trees.
At a moment the path in the mountain was blocked, we couldn't access all areas. It was dark, not lighted, better to not get lost or fall overthere. So we decided to go back and reach the car.
On the way to go back, it was a bit ...
... city, without any tourist around.
The sun dissappears quite quickly during this season, and temperature decrease really fast. It's better to start returning to the station, walking through another way to see a bit more of Honjō.
Good idea, as on the way, I did some extra pictures, old houses-street decorations-etc ... and found a manju shop. Although I know nobody will speak English, I decided to enter because I saw written ...
... with a coconut or almond taste. If I understood well, it's made with the apricot seed...
Then, we go in a small rose park in Maebashi, near to Takasaki. There were bit more roses than Ashikaga. The visit is quickly made, and weather starts to be too cold to stay outside.
Back to home, we get the dinner prepared by the sister.
Pas de grosse visite pour ...