Location: Hot Spring bath next to Campsite on Lake Toya, Hokkaido, Japan.
Date/Time: 8th July 2009, about 6pm
Variety of Tea: The free vending machine kind… I’ll be honest, we actually had a beer but I really loved the tea vending machine so I wanted to use the picture.
Cost: The Tea was free! Hot spring bath was 390Yen (about £2.50) which was a bargain after a rainy day camping, the beer was 180Yen (about £1.20).
Service: self service so I’d say it was excellent!
Taste: OK, this isn’t really a tea review but after a roasting hot bath, the cold beer was cracking.
Ambiance: We were sitting on the floor with lots of old Japanese people sharing polite nods and the like… feeling quite pleased with ourselves after a hot bath. So yeah, pretty good.
Shadam rating: 9/10 for the hot bath, 8/10 for the Tea machine, 6/10 for the beer, 0/10 for the tea review (sorry!)