Lots of rain this morning but as we could board the bus in front of the hotel that didn’t bother us. 10 minutes later we were at terminal 2 of Narita airport. Japanese efficiency meant that 25 minutes later we …
As usual, our last day is a stressless day. We had less than 200 Km to go to our final accommodation near Narita airport.
We had a long drive ahead, not as much in distance but in time needed. The first part to Matsumoto went smooth as we could stay on the expressway almost all the time.
We started the day with what we expected to be a less than 2 hour drive to see some rice terraces in Hoshitoge. Just a few kilometers before we reached our destination the road was closed because of typhoon damage.
We got up really early, it was still dark, so we could go to breakfast as soon as the restaurant opened at 6:30. We had a 45 minute drive ahead of us to try to get the first cablecar of …
Yesterday’s rain cleared during the night but it remained overcast the whole day. We booked a trainride along the Kurobe Gorge. The 20 Km ride took 1 hour 20 minutes as the train meandered through several tunnels to Keyakidaira.
The weather forecast didn’t look good but while we were driving to Takayama the sun even came out. The temperature was around 21 degrees when we found a place to park.