Picturesque Hokkaido.

Jan 08, 2019,07:01 AM
 

Here are some more scans from my recent trip there.







Hirafu






on the slopes




scenery as we drive around.




Lake Toya




Hell Valley






Ninja Village










Lake Shikotsu




Thanks for looking.

fernando

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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