We, as the prefectural government officers of Hokkaido, should thank enough to the activities conducted by the entities that carry out the international exchange for the society in Hokkaido.
Pickled radish, salty dried Japanese apricot, salty cod roe caslled "Tarako" in Japanese, grilled mackerel, kelp boiled with broth were waiting for us in that morning.
Looking up the blue sky from the outside spa, I could see the move of the air over the bathtub. Drafting mist and air made me feel free from the tough world.
I am so sorry for failing to post thephotos of the entrance of the hotel "Tsuruga Moku-no-shou". Getting down to the hotel from the national route, the hotel appeared from the forest.
This is the premises of "Kanro-no-mori" under the sunshine. Kanro means the blessing rain in heaven in Buddhism.
This the gate to the well-founded hot spring spa hotel Koikawa Onsen in Niseko Area. The outside hot spring bath is near the small water fall.
This is well-founded hotel in Niseko Area "Niseko Grand Hotel" with limited capacity. but the facility and the building were so nice, considering the years the facility experienced.
This is the lodge near the hotel "Tsuruga Moku-no-shou". Lodge Moiwa is the name of the facility and map of the premises is on the left.
So many country villas are in that area. The message "Save the natural forest" was on the sign board shown above. The cottages are not only for summer but also for winter.
Inhaling what the trees exhaled, I was energized so much in the woods and on the very cold river flow. I will take you there, Norm !
Above is the gate of the hotel " Tsuruga Moku-no-shou" . All the guests have to go down this slope to reach the entrance through the small bridge.