I think that most of the rooms in hot spring bath hotel are designed like this. Japanese "Futon" should be set during the dinner time by the hotel staff.
In the afternoon on a certain day, the hot spring area near Lake Nukabira was filled up with sunshine. But I could find nobody other than me on the road.
giant butterbur (Petasites japonicus); Japanese sweet coltsfoot
Needless to say, Nukabira Onsen Town has to accommodate so many tourists in the white but the number of the visitors decreased naturally.
Photos of the beautiful wild flowers and autumnal colored foliage were displayed on the wall. It was like the process to enter the sacred area and turn myself to another kind of creature.
Can you see the photo of the ruin of the bridge on the lake ? The bridge was for the train that carried the trunks of spruce from this area to Asahikawa.
They seemed to be comparatively newer than the main building.
It was getting cloudy. I left Lake Shikaribetsu for Lake Nukabira that was located on the north of Lake Shilkaribetsu.
Different from driving with my wife,I could spend my time as I liked. I could take my time enough but I felt something different.
This is Hotel Fuusui from the lake-side deck. I've never stayed in this hotel before. But I stayed in Hotel Fukuhara with my wife three times before our marriage and after. Minerva Art Museum was so nice to kill time in winter.
Can you see the mountain shaped like the upper rip ? With its reflection on the lake, the silhouette of the mountain is like a rip so the Mountain is called Kuchibiru Yama which means Mt. Rips in Japanese.