Picturesque Hokkaido.

Jan 08, 2019,07:01 AM

Here are some more scans from my recent trip there.


on the slopes

scenery as we drive around.

Lake Toya

Hell Valley

Ninja Village

Lake Shikotsu

Thanks for looking.


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Wonderful pictures. That looks a fantastic place to visit.

 By: kev09 : January 8th, 2019-07:11
Not sure about the wolf burgers in the second picture and those rather fierce-looking chaps, one of whom looks like he’s just eaten a wolf burger and wasn’t keen. Great pictures. Thanks for showing them. Regards Kev.

Thanks Kev. A totally fun place!

 By: fernando : January 8th, 2019-17:44
I regret not trying the Wolf burgers.

Another great series of shots!

 By: blomman Mr Blue : January 8th, 2019-08:15
Hell valley looks like an interesting place! Best Blomman

Thanks Blomman!

 By: fernando : January 8th, 2019-17:47
Yes it was. The scenery is unique and it provides all the natural hot spring water to nearby hotels. cheers fernando

Really nice.

 By: DruidPadj : January 8th, 2019-11:58
You're making want to get to the mountains this Winter.

Great photos ..

 By: Cpt Scarlet : January 8th, 2019-14:12
They give a great idea of the place and the people.

My kind of location...

 By: cshimokita : January 8th, 2019-15:00
And I have to find a way to get to the top of the slopes... I haven't skied for years (many years)... but I think I could do it again ; ) Hirafu has a bit of something for everyone... I like the little pubs that spring up for the ski season. I like your p... 

You definitely can start again Casey.

 By: fernando : January 8th, 2019-18:09
I didn't start again until 2 years ago. It comes back and there's no need to impress anyone - just enjoy. Easy does it on snow and ice. 4-wheel drive and snow tires are a must. A little dicey when we were directed up a mountain pass by the GPS. Note to se...  

I do like... ; )

 By: cshimokita : January 9th, 2019-03:21
You know my soft spot for snowy landscapes...

Beautiful photos

 By: Quan : January 9th, 2019-18:35
as always.....your skills get better my friend

Thank you Geo! [nt]

 By: fernando : January 10th, 2019-05:37