Monthly Archives: October 2008

Happy Halloween…

. Happy Halloween to everyone!!

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Jigokudani Wild Monkey Park

I thought it might be nice to begin this post with a slightly creepy photo.  You will have to scroll to the end to see more pictures like this one! Let’s re-start with something less creepy!  We awoke to beautiful weather for our 2nd day in Nagano… We were in Nagano prior to climbing Mt. […]

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Traveling to Shiga Kogen

We made our way back to Nagano Station and caught a local train out to Shiga Kogen.  The train was empty when we first got on, but that eventually changed. After a 1 hour ride through the Nagano countryside, we arrived at the last train stop.  We departed the train and made our way to […]

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St. Cousair in Nagano

After visiting the Zenkoji Temple, we stopped at a store called St. Cousair.  They produce a variety of wines, jams, and spreads in the Nagano region.  The shop owner was very nice (and spoke English!) – so we just had to sample a few things.  It was the perfect treat after a day of sightseeing! […]

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Details at Zenkoji Temple

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