Tag Archive: mountains

Sep 30 2012

Jigokudani Monkey Onsen nearby Nagano and Mt. Shirane

Who resumes a bicycle trip with an 80 km long leg after a one month long lasting recovering break will be punished. Which is the case with me. But it’s my own body which punishes me. From Matsumoto I’m making my way via two smaller mountain pass to Nagano. However with one pass you wouldn’t …

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May 14 2012

46th Week

to snow you a bit My last week in Manza deep in the Japanese Alps. We had snow again… And some last photos from here before I head for Tokyo on Wednesday and to Seoul on Friday. There will be further web page updates and more infos about the tour within the week.     …

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Jan 21 2012

30th Week

Manza Mountain

Video Mania Well, well, it’s once again video time. But this place is simply too beautiful not to be filmed. Beagstaign von Daaaaaaaaaaaax   My colleague Hayden wanted to do some snowboard tricks. Unfortunately the slope was not steep enough. He explains the healthiest way to walk and why walking is so healthy. Surftrainingsecrets.com von …

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Jan 08 2012

28th Week

Life is aMANZAing It’s once again video time. Enjoy the first winter sports pictures of this blog! It’s an New Zealand/Bavarian co-production. Err… The second part explains everything about the Japanese People and their German obsession. Have fun! Life is aMANZAing! von Daaaaaaaaaaaax Special thanks to: Hayden Rhodes, New Zealand;¬†Okamoto San, Japan; Hubertus Neidhart from¬†Webspace …

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Dec 11 2011

21st Week

Sulphur pit and snow :)

Mountain Mania So far I have been very lucky with my stay in Japan, and with my jobs as well. I am currently working in an Onsen Hotel in Manza. The mountain site is simply a dream come true, with crystal clear night skies – a nice diversion compared to Tokyo’s starless sky – and …

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Jul 13 2011

third week

Die Maus

Here comes the mouse!   Friday. My host Celine has no internet access at home which is why she is taking me to her university, Dokkyo university. There she hands me her wireless password and heads off for her lectures. It’s simply great. This is how I even get to know Japanese student live. Even …

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