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Yufuin and Beppu

06/11/2010

Yufuin and Beppu

Today, a very short post with only a couple pictures from Yufuin and Beppu, which I got the opportunity to visit again in early january, after my trip to Shikoku...

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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...

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In the valley of Iya

04/01/2010

In the valley of Iya

After my brief stop in Okayama, I followed my road until Iya valley, on Shikoku, spending two nights at a mountain hotel. I voluntarily chose a remote and little frequented area in order to recharge my batteries, far from the hordes of tourists...

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Okayama

03/24/2010

Okayama

As usual, at the end of december, I visited my relatives in Hita and this time, I first spent a couple days on Shikoku, the smallest of the four main islands of japan...But before arriving there, I stopped for a couple hours at Okayama...

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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...

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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...

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