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kyoto day 2

Once agin this morning the outdoor onset was full of oranges – strange but cool. It gave the water a zesty kind of smell. We had pretzels from Auntie Annie’s for breakfast – they were just as good as the American ones! Today’s list of things to see what a bit …

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After a morning trip to the Onsen (for some reason the outdoor bath was full of oranges floating around in the water) we headed out for breakfast. We struggled a bit to find somewhere before settling on a coffee shop under the train station. Their coffee was surprisingly good! We …

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kyoto bound

We enjoyed our final breakfast with Sarah & Brad at the same cafe as yesterday. Again with it being so close to …

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the modern

This morning we dined at a local French inspired bakery at the end of the plaza terrace just outside our hotel. The …

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the traditional

We treated ourselves to the hotel buffet this morning. It was great for the price, and came complete with an egg chef …

return to tokyo

We woke to a beautiful clear day – a far cry from yesterday! We were quietly happy as it meant our wait …

nozawa onsen

Nozawa Onsen is a village located in Nagano Prefecture. It’s located about 1.5 hours by bus from Nagano City and is a hot spring …

snow monkeys

On our last day in Nozawa Onsen we all agreed that that we would visit the snow monkeys which are a ‘must …

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day 3 on the snow

We woke to blue skys and fresh powder thanks to all the snow overnight. For a warm up we hit run 33 …