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Hokkaido Winter Trip Part 4 – 3rd Dec 2012

Posted on: February 21, 2013

We are going to Otaru today! And visiting the Ishiya Chocolate Factory!

Gorgeous snow covered mountain~
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The sky is SO gorgeous. *sigh* I love love love Otaru! This is the famous canal.
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Sun was shining very brightly.
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4.8 degree celsius!
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4.6 degree celsius! Drop liao. =X
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Coffee break. We got to take the glass back home. xD For special or Hello Kitty designs, we have to top up a bit more.
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At the 1st level of the cafe.
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So FAT!!
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Huge bear in a store selling many types of bears! Wanted to buy one for my sister but………the designs very garish, lots of huge bling crystals. Ew.
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Otaru Orgel Doh Music Box Museum

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Wanted to buy this for Mummy but….thought better of it, not to waste $.
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Cute store fronts in Otaru.

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Otw back to the bus.
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While waiting for Zann~
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Huge pumpkin! I thought this felt more appropriate for Halloween though.
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Nabe! Not scolding bad word ok….we had lots of pot meals in Hokkaido so we learnt the word pot in Japanese = nabe. xD
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Happy it’s lunch time~
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At Ishiya Chocolate Factory. I was a tad disappointed here because it was more like Ishiya Chocolate Shop than Factory. Oh well.

At least the area is very beautiful.
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The clock tower where puppet shows comes alive!
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The tiny houses are very cute.
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I felt like a giant. O.o
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Pretty us on the pretty staircase! Muahahaha.
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Very got Christmas feel~~
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Lovely decor.
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Sitting on a huge shoe, I thought it looked like the piece in Monopoly.
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Some fortune telling machine, I’ve seen this in Sg! We didn’t try it, take photo only. xD
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The upper level was a museum filled with the owner’s collection of toys.

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Such a pretty fake swiss roll. Pink color so sweet!
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Shopping centre area~ We were late getting back to the bus, made everyone else wait for us. Omg. So paiseh. T_T Sumimasen~~~~!
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Dinner time!!

Free flow crab legs…….*SLURP* Sweet juicy and succulent.
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Nabe again!
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My favourite veggie~
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I had no intention of buying this hat, just wanted to take a photo with it. Hehehehe, no need to buy de!
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I just HAD to get this Chopper!! So kawaii!! I didn’t bring my wallet down from the bus though. T_T So I borrowed some $ from our tour guide 1st who was very nice about it!
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Awesome duty free shop.
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@ Odori Park for picture taking. The lights here are so pretty!

That’s the Sapporo TV Tower at the back.

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Stopped for a break because it was SO COLD I was almost freezing. Hot sake to warm myself up. Shared this with Zann. Felt a tad better after this.
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Our hotel room that night. Renaissance Sapporo Hotel. I don’t remember much of this hotel to be honest.

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The room is big and cosy though.
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My buys that day~

Postcards, Shisedo eyeliner and a marc jacobs pouch for Huiyi’s xmas pressie!
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The glass I bought from the cafe earlier.
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Cute Melody and Doraemon pins I bought from an uncle at the canal for Christina and my sis. Plus a chopper charm I bought for myself from 1 of the shops!
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Not forgetting Ishiya chocolates for everyone back home~

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AND! My happiest buy during the whole trip! Heh.
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