Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Japan Trip Winter 2011
Day 7: Beppu Ropeway and Lake Kinrinko

Day 7: 18 December 2011

Beppu Day Pass (Bus): ¥1600
Take the bus from JR Beppu Station, West Exit, Terminal 1.
Stop at Mt Tsurumi Ropeway (22 mins).

Be there early to avoid tour buses. No queue!

Take note of the bus schedule

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Japan Trip Winter 2011
Day 6: The Hell Tour

Day 6: 17 December 2011

Beppu One Way Ticket (Bus): ¥900
Beppu Jigoku Meguri (Tickets to 8 'Hells'): ¥2000

Hot springs everywhere in Beppu, even water that's going down the drain is steaming!

That's hot~

That's hotter!

Friday, June 21, 2013

Japan Trip Winter 2011
Day 5: Beppu

Day 5: 16 December 2011

We reserved seats (shinkansen and express trains) for the rest of our trip at Kumamoto Station.
Off to Beppu!

Shinkansen Sakura: Kumamoto → Kokura (JR Pass, 61 min)
Limited Express Sonic: Kokura → Beppu (JR Pass, 69 min)

Check-in: Hotel AILE

This was one of the bigger hotel rooms - there was a sofa, and I could open up my luggage, and still had space to walk around it.

View from our room