Archive: August 2020

Nakayama and Kichijoji Falls in Hinohara Village

Hinohara Village ‘Takimeguri’ Waterfall Tour This blog post continues my Hinohara Falls Tour Hinohara Takimeguri ひのはら滝めぐり a photographic journey of the 13 main waterfalls in Hinohara Village, Tokyo. Apart from the two waterfalls...

Mt. Aizu-Komagatake 会津駒ヶ岳

Komanogoya 駒ノ小屋 – Chumon-dake 中門岳 . . Primeval Beech Forest Gives Way to Alpine Marshland Mt. Aizu-Komagatake or simply Aizu-Koma is a vast expanse of rolling marshlands, limpid ponds and flower fields in Minamiaizu, Fukushima Prefecture. The...

Journey Along the Kurasawa Valley in Okutama

Solo Summer Hike and Camp in Okutama Arriving mid-morning at Okutama Station during the Obon holidays was as expected bustling with activity. A little surprising perhaps given COVID-19. I made a beeline for one of the two diminutive buses headed for...

Mt. Nyukasa 入笠山

Nyukasa Marsh 入笠湿原 – Mt. Nyukasa 入笠山 . . Best-in-class Hiking for Families, Beginners, and Adventure Seekers Mt. Nyukasa lies at the north end of the Southern Alps in Nagano Prefecture though technically falls outside the Minami Alps National...

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