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A bending tree Norikura highland Japan image by peacefuljp

A bending tree Norikura highland Japan image by peacefuljp


A Bending Tree, Norikura Highland, Japan. (Image By Peaceful-jp-scenery On Flickr).

Thought to be more than 4,600 years old the worlds oldest tree is a bristlecone pine tree, which grow in the White Mountains in California of the United ...

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Norikura kogen is a highland at the base of Mount Norikuradake. You can find the hiking trails leads you to the beautiful natural sights.

The Shinano River is the longest river in Japan at 367 kilometers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinano_River In Niigata prefecture it empties into the Sea ...

Embrace. Photo by Roger Smith. Whitianga, New Zealand. www.worldlense.

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Nakamachi Street is often referred to as Old Street or Old House Street, because the buildings and houses along it have been restored to their original ...

Option 1: Go nature trekking in Yashimagahara Marsh. This marsh, 1,630 meters above sea level, dates back some 12,000 years. With some 360 kinds of flowers ...

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After Mount Fuji and Mount Ontake, Mount Norikura is the third tallest volcano in Japan

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Take a cruise amongst the clouds on Japan's highest road. Mount Norikura climbs to 3,026 m above sea level, offering unparalled panoramic views of the ...

It was fully restored to revive the Edo period atmosphere, and now pine trees and gravel lanes ...

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Suirennuma Marsh in front of Takada-odake Peak of the Hakkoda mountains

Apart from this bit which was somehow kinda yellow

At 6 am, the summit was busy with hikers who had come up from the nearby hut. An elderly couple from Nagoya insisted on feeding me a leisurely breakfast ...



In the centre of Kyushu, Japan's third largest island, is the country's most active volcano. The picturesque location makes it one of the best driving roads ...

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It was now free of cloud and looked like a long-lost sibling of Mt. Takazuma and Mt. Ishizuchi, two of Japan's more prominent peaks.

a light in the forest Golden Tree, Kyoto, Japan photo via ashleigh by tiquis-miquis

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View of Mt. Ontake from Ta-no-Hara Nature Park

Kiyomizu Temple

In Otaki we are seeing in the landscape the first bitter-sweet notes of winter. During a hike in the back part of the Otaki Valley I caught a glimpse of Mt. ...

The modern Sparrhorn 6 seater chair provides Belalp's main lifting power.

Tateyama Ropeway

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The city was crowned capital of Japan from 710 to 784, bringing about the Nara Period that would become heavily influenced by Buddhism.

Fuji Shibazakura Festival


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... Ushidomeike pond is a quiet pond surrounded by a coniferous tree at an altitude of 1,590 m. http://jpn-trip.jp/ #japantrip #nagano #matsumoto # norikura ...

My lunch was served with green tea, and after a few extra cups, I felt about as normal as I can get this dreadful season. For anyone who is lucky enough not ...

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It is the most western hamlet in Nagano prefecture and lays just over the mountains from one of Japan's ...

Arriving at the base means travelling the Bandai Azuma Skyline, one of Japan's ...

Tucked away in the forest, a short walk from the main building, are more minka with their lichen-covered thatched roofs and earthen walls, looking like they ...


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We set off for Hijiridaira hut. I would decide there whether to continue or camp. Another few hours later in the rising heat and both the dog and I were ...

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Lunch: We will stop at Hikariya, an elegant old kura (traditional warehouse) that has been beautifully restored and converted into a stylish pair of ...

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Lake Towada showing off its best autumn beauty

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It was fully restored to revive the Edo period atmosphere, and now pine trees and gravel lanes contrast pleasantly with the beautiful white walls.

... the trail meandered through a pristine forest of towering hardwoods. In these healthy forests, I always scan the tops of the larger trees in order to ...

The above is the view from the summit of Mt. Ontake looking towards the northwest; Mt. Norikura and Kamikochi lay in the dista ...

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At a shaded place up the road with one of the ubiquitous drinks vending machines we stopped and filled up our water bottles and talked for a while while we ...


Landscape of autumn mountain, alpine route, Tateyama Japan Alps

Towards the top it was quite cold indeed and the scenery was completely different. It was a blanket of white snow!

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Belalp (Blatten) is beautifully situated above Brig. (Photo: A Wulfers)

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I pushed ahead towards the junction on the ridge while Nao stayed behind with Tomoko, who was struggling a bit with knee pain. At the crest of the ridge I ...

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At the high point in Shiga Kogen on Route 471 looking South

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Wooden walkway of Norikura national park, Norikura Kogen Hida mountain Nagano Japan

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As we rose up towards the Tango highlands, large swaths of fresh snow covered the shaded parts of the road, prompting a bit of careful navigation from my ...