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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...

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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...

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Hokkaido 5 - Hakodate

07/13/2008

Hokkaido 5 - Hakodate

As the weather wasn't showing any sign of improvement, I decided to stop with the lakes, onsens and parks and spent one day in Hakodate, a port town located at the southwestern tip of the island...

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Hokkaido 4 - Shiretoko

06/24/2008

Hokkaido 4 - Shiretoko

Shiretoko national park is located at the northeastern tip of Hokkaido and is one of the most remote areas in Japan. The nature is intact and most of the park is completely pristine...

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Hokkaido 3 - From Akan to Shiretoko

06/12/2008

Hokkaido 3 - From Akan to Shiretoko

After leaving lake Akan, I headed north towards the national park of Shiretoko at the northeastern tip of Hokkaido. The weather was bad so I had to postpone part of my plans to the next day...

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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...

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