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The American Who Inherited an Onsen

Onsen Ryokan Japanese Countryside Deeper Japan Shoryudo Nagano

Established in 1955, Kamesei Ryokan is a traditional Japanese inn located in the hot spring resort of Togura-Kamiyamada Onsen in Chikuma, Nagano Prefecture. The inn is run today by an American, Tyler Lynch, and his Japanese wife, Mari. Masaki Yamada asked Tyler what brought him here.

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