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Sep 18, 2005 - Onsen...Japanese spa bath

Moved on to Asahidake-onsen, a spa resort town in the mountains in the centre of Hokkaido. Nice and quiet, and very pretty countryside with the leaves beginning to change for autumn, so some nice colours. We stayed at the local Youth Hostel, a bit pricey as YHs go, but by far the best food I have had at a YHA! Good enough for a posh restaurant at home in the UK I think. So my first experience of a real Japanese Onsen (spa bath). This one was very nice with an outside pool as well as an inside one. The outside one was nice to sit in with the...

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