CORTINA – HAKUBA

We stayed at Cortina Apartments for 6 nights. Cortina is in the Hukuba area and has loads of ski resorts.  Our apartments were luxe and spacious and our host Jason was friendly and helpful. We would highly recommend Cortina Apartments to anyone traveling to Hukuba. We spent the days snowboarding (them) and learning/trying to ski (me). Note: Aaron is a better ski teacher than the actual ski instructors even though he’s never skied! We spent the evenings trying local restaurants – sushi, yakatori or staying in for two minute noodles and snow cold asahi. We took onsens,  played cards and kept warm inside watching movies. Here are some photos:

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Our apartments

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TOKYO DAY THREE

After a slower start, we headed to the Japanese Sword Museum – no photos allowed.  I waited in the foyer as this museum didn’t interest me much. When then headed to Cat street – a really cute street filled with shops and eateries:

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The things you see.

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