2/22 2008掲載

還暦祝いメールの中に質問が・・・Please take care and let me know how you are doing in cold Japan!

Hi ! Bell, this report will be the answer. Have you ever seen the snow falls?

湧蓋ファームロードは雪、それも根雪となってかなりヤバイ状況です。

Is this a photo of Monte Carlo scene? Oh no! just on the way to the Kurokawa hot spring Kumamoto-pref.

湧蓋山が目前に・・・・・



It is Mt.Waita, where I reached at the peak in Dec 2007.

We've made a short stop at Hagenoyu hot spring before arriving at Kurokawa.

情緒溢れるはげの湯一帯。

Common kitchen !?

a traditional natural steam oven since more than 2000 years !

5 minutes later

Oishiidesu !

We arrived at the destination before noon.

昨年末TV放映された湯処です。

敷地4500坪

The site area here is 15000 square meters or more!

My wife Sayo and the restaurant.

古民家再利用

風呂は好みで選べます。

We can choose the hot spring of type on our taste.

.これはママの好み

内露天

This bath is rental of one hour ardently

上露天

Scurvy my foot!?

囲炉裏コーナー

Sayo's lunch

with SOBA.

My choice

famous Chicken "JIDORI Barbecue"

彩の彩ページ

西のはずれに位置。

帰路、件の湯・・・日本一の「お風呂」を体験してもらいました。 そう、北里柴三郎出身の村近く、寺尾野です。

We've visited a historical hot sprig TERAONO on the way back home.

Snowy, beware of slip and a little bit hard to find out this Hot spring shed.

Ultimate hot spring ! indeed.

small but Great !

we can drink ONSEN ! This hot water is also really good for our health.

薬師の湯、飲むと不思議な味・・・効くう!

This village is constituted of only five families now, it is depopulation.

楽しい

ここのお爺ちゃんとの会話、、、「皆出て行ってしもて、五軒だけのこっとるわ」

此処の集落で運営されている”個人湯” ありがたい・ありがたいお湯でした。

We enjoyed one winter day like the spring.