Autumn Leaves in Hoheikyo Dam 2019

Autumn Leaves in Hoheikyo Dam 2019

20th October, 2019, I went to Hoheikyo Dam near Jozankei in Sapporo. What a beautiful day it was. Red, orange, yellow and moss green and needle-leaved tree deep green here and there. The day is Sunday and so many people...
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How to Get on Kappa Liner, Direct Bus for Jozankei Onsen and Hoheikyo Onsen

How to Get on Kappa Liner, Direct Bus for Jozankei Onsen and Hoheikyo Onsen

Due to reservation priority for Kappa Liner, you need to make a reservation the previous day until 17:00. But if there are vacant seat, you can get on without a reservation.  How to get the bus terminal at Sapporo Station...
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Climbing Mt.Apoi Geopark and looking precious alpine plants in Samani

Climbing Mt.Apoi Geopark and looking precious alpine plants in Samani

Mt.Apoi is famous for alpine plants. These alpine plants would be seen in the place where its height is over 2,000m in Honshu, Japan. These areas has been designated as a UNESCO Global Geopark since 2015. You will meet precious...
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Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri (Niseko mountain range), Light trekking with family.

Mt.Iwaonupuri, 1116m, is located at the Niseko mountain range. This is an active volcano then its top is uncovered with plants has two crators. You can access to the entrance, Goshiki Onsen, by car or bus. There are two parking...
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Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Climbing Mt.Hakkenzan in Sapporo

Mt.Hakkenzan(八剣山) is a small mountain(498m) located in the south of Sapporo, near Jozankei Hot Spa. The mountain is formally named Mt.Kan-non-iwa-yama(観音岩山). Hakken means eight swords in Japanese and the name of Mt.Hakkenzan is derived from its s...
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Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

Rishiri Island, Enjoy Beautiful Sea and Foods

When it comes to visiting Hokkaido in summer, you have to go to Rishiri and Rebun island. I bet that it never let you down. The summer of Rishiri is very short, because of its location, the northernmost tip of...
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Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain

Sarobetsu Plain is located in Toyotomi town and Toyotomi town,  northwestern Hokkaido. The Marsh was registered as Ramsar Site in 2005. Sarobetsu Plain is designated as Rishiri Rebun Sarobetsu National Park and the biggest Marsh in northern Hokkaido. This is....
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Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line from Obira Town to Sarobetsu Plain

Ororon Line is an nickname for route 231 and 232 from Ishikari city to Teshio Town. ‘Ororon’ is derived from  Uria aalge living in Teuri Island near Haboro town in north-west Hokkaido. It is usually called Ororon-cho(オロロン鳥) by local re...
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How to enjoy Otaru Canal

How to enjoy Otaru Canal

Rickshaw around Otaru Canal Kotaro is a rookie rickshaw driver. But he has been getting famous thanks to a local TV program, which showed some rickshaw drivers at Otaru Canal.  He is shy but have a great passion for showing visitors nice places...
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Backcountry Ski in Mt.Tokachidake Range

Backcountry Ski in Mt.Tokachidake Range

When it comes to lavender, you would be reminded of Furano city. That’s right, but Kamifurano is also popular for lavender, beautiful hills and outdoor activities. Mt.Tokachidake is located in Kamifurano town and the holy ground for backcountry ski in...
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Sapporo White Illumination 2015

Sapporo White Illumination 2015

Sapporo White Illumination has been opened from Odori Park 1 chome to 5 chome until 25th December 2015.  There are some food sites at the Odori 5 chome you can have some foods and drinks.   After White Illumination, Odori...
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Autumn leaves in Hiraoka Jyugei Center

Autumn leaves in Hiraoka Jyugei Center

Hiraoka Jyugei Center is going to close to the public this year on 8th November. This is the famous Autumn leaves site in the south of Sapporo, where you can see Japanese style garden and other european-like gardens.  Hiraoka Park...
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