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    Matsumoto

    Nice place to spend New Year's Day.

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    Hey! Canned happiness. Shochu + low-calorie citrus drink = healthy buzz.

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    Pues, aquí estamos.

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    That blue sky and snow capped mountains look crisp.


    Though not as crisp as the can of 9%.

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    Drank a can of something similar when I was in Tokyo a couple of years ago.

    Brutal stuff.

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    ^^^
    Nice one ... like that 9% Strong Zero!
    “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago”

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    It's zero, but it's a strong zero.

    I have no problem with the Chu-Hi (shochu + highball) product.

    Pues, aquí estamos.

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    Looks nice (as far as one can tell from two pictures...) if a little bit cold.
    How do I post these pictures???

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    im a fan of shochu/ soju

    underrated as a tipple
    nice alternative to beer, goes with most things (or nothing), not too strong
    we won it at wemberlee
    we on it in gay paree...

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    soju is korean lau khow

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    For the trainspotters, Matsumoto Station.

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    Pues, aquí estamos.

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    My daughter goes to school with a lot of high heeled Thai kids and many if them seemed to be off to Japan for the Christmas holidays. I was wondering why... maybe one of the closest destinations to Thailand with snow?

    What made you choose Japan HNZ?

    Japan's been on my list for a while but never seem to get the time. I've visited a lot of Japanese websites and it always makes me think of going one day!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mendip View Post
    My daughter goes to school with a lot of high heeled Thai kids and many if them seemed to be off to Japan for the Christmas holidays. I was wondering why... maybe one of the closest destinations to Thailand with snow?
    Not in December.... Maybe February or March

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mendip View Post
    What made you choose Japan HNZ?
    I work in the sandpit and for a change really wanted cold and green. The wife is in Thailand so logistically that makes northeast Asia a better choice than Europe.
    Pues, aquí estamos.

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    Shop front, New year's week, Matsumoto City

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    Fresh potable water burbles up from springs all over the city.

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    Matsumoto cemetery... chefs' memorial?

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    Snow! What I came here for...

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    Just a dusting, mind, but snow nonetheless.

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    Pues, aquí estamos.

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