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Matsuyama - Mount Ishizuchi

06/02/2010

Matsuyama - Mount Ishizuchi

Matsuyama, west of Shikoku island, is probably its most popular destination. Like most major Japanese towns, it features a nice castle, at the top of a hill, providing a pleasant stroll with a great view...

Category: Hiking

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Mount Fuji 3

09/21/2009

Mount Fuji 3

As for the previous years, we opted for the last friday of August to climb, in order to avoid the peak of the season and the weekend crowds. Our only concern was the weather but the day before the hike, we were relieved to hear that a beautiful sun was expected to last until saturday...

Category: Hiking

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Kirishima

06/17/2009

Kirishima

After Sakurajima and Kagoshima, and before visiting my relatives in Hita for the New Year celebrations, I went to Kirishima national park to hike. It was risky because the weather was changing everyday, but also because the area is famous for...its fog...

Category: Hiking

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Hokkaido 7 - Shikotsu

08/10/2008

Hokkaido 7 - Shikotsu

The sun finally came back out after several days of cloudy weather, right on time for my plans. I had indeed decided to do my third and last hike of that trip, right next to Shikotsu lake...

Category: Hiking

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Hokkaido 6 - Niseko

07/20/2008

Hokkaido 6 - Niseko

I hesitated before writing this post...As I was expecting the sun, I went to Niseko, a ski and hiking resort not very far from Sapporo, where I spent a night and did one of the numerous hikes available in the area...

Category: Hiking

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Hokkaido 2 - Akan and Meakan dake

06/08/2008

Hokkaido 2 - Akan and Meakan dake

Right after Sapporo, I decided to head towards the east, as the weather forecasts were mentioning a typhoon coming from the opposite direction. My destination was Akan lake...

Category: Hiking

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