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General Travel in Japan

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  1. Froggy

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    Was so busy with the traveling, makmak, onsen etc etc

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    Time to leave now. Will posts all the photos nd videos later today when back home

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    safe travels....
     
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    After Noboribetsu was off to Hakodate



     
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    Hakodate hotel by the Bay, window like a picture

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    Very cosy bed
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    Went for a walk at the Hakodate Bay
     
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    Next day moved to a Ryokan about 6km from the Bay, really beautiful ryokan the decoration and design

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    The room
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    The onsen in this Hakodate ryokan

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    window to hakodate bay looks like a 55” lcd tv with led backlit.
     
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    On that night in the Hakodate Ryokan we had a great dinner in the room



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    This flower soup was strange but delicious

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    Sashimi
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    Roasted uni over abalone and seaweed
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    Tofu
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    Visited the Hakodate Fort too its known as Goryokaku, beautiful garden

    Gorgeous colours in spring

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    Magistrate house (rebuild 10 years ago followed the old design)
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    Breakfast at Hakodate Ryokan



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    In the Hakodate Ryokan

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    This is how they made our bed, super fast

     
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    Coming down the Mt. Hakodate the autumn colours are awesome

     
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    Time to leave Hakodate

    On the way to the Hakodate Station

    Booked the Green Car (JR Green cars are 1st class, there are free seating, reserved seats and Green Car)

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    At the Hakodate station went for a fantastic Ramen. Every bowl is made fresh as you can see in the video


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    Discovered a very nice coffeeshop in Sapporo Station - Miyakoshiya

    In Japan when you go to their coffeeshop do take note there may be a few hours especially in the afternoon where customers are allowed to smoke inside

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    Had a great dinner when we were back to Sapporo at one of my fav restaurants in Sapporo, must have reservation many days in advance for this very popular and fun restaurant.

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    Salmon roe over Japanese rice
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    Must try the hokke here because the meat is moist and juicy, they have a secret way of grilling this. The best hokke anywhere.
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