Category / Nagano

Snow in Norikura

On the 4th day in Matsumoto, we went to the hotspring, which was super awesome. And on the 5th day we were running out of things to do, because Matumoto is a small town. But there’s one thing i’d really reeeeeeeeeally love doing. That was to see snow. This winter had been warmer than usual, […]

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Matsumoto Castle

On the third day, i went out with Yuriko and her neighbour Ayumi to Matsumoto city. That day the sun shone like a star. I know this sentence sounds like one of those you are cute like like shit or it’s beautiful like hell kinda nonsense but look! It shone like a star!!! And it is […]

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Visiting Japanese School

So Yuriko had arranged the school visit on the second day. I did a bit of homework. Prepared some big ass posters of Malaysian fruits and the twin towers and stuff, some Rasa Sayang songs, and… nemai i would just make something up if i run of out things to talk about. I don’t think […]

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Nagano Homestay

17th December 2008. I took a 3-hour train from Shinjuku to Nagano to meet my host family for the first time. I enjoyed the journey very much. The scenery was the best i’ve ever seen through a train window. Nagano is a mountain place. Colder than other big cities. Snow mountains everywhere. 3 hours later […]

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Hot spring and snow mountains!!!

In Matsumoto, Nagano. The second day we went to Primary school and met a bunch of wonderful kids, and the third day to Matsumoto castle. Will blog later but now i mus must MUST show you this awesome hot spring in Matsumoto we went on the forth day! I think some of the other homestay […]

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Fairyland

This is Matsumoto, Nagano. There are snow mountains all around. And it feels really surreal. The temperature in Nagano is slightly lower than other places like Tokyo and Osaka. It rained a little these two days, but no snow yet. I think it’s about 5 degree during day time and -2 at night but it […]

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