Had a pretty good flight from Sydney … upgraded to premium economy with frequent flyer points. Neil and Ayshe at Fresh Powder Apartments have looked after us and we feel very much at home here. Went into town for our big grocery shop but it turned out to more of a big alcohol shop.
Skied with Adam on our first day and checked out all the usual spots such as the Prince Bakery for morning tea … the pastries are as good as we remember. The snow was up to the usual high standard – light and dry.
Went to the annual Furano Snow Festival last night. Local vendors had food stalls and there were 2 giant fires. The temperature was around -15 so we were pretty rugged up. The highlight was the fireworks.
It snowed constantly for the first 2 days we were here and it was great to see the sun and blue sky today.