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  • Day53


    October 19, 2019 in Japan ⋅ 🌧 12 °C

    Today's site was a large forested area right at the northern tip of Honshu, Japan's main island. The forest of Shirakami-sanchi is one of the last big wilderness areas in Japan - no towns, no villages, no farmland. It's mostly home to beech forests and rugged mountains.

    Since it's quite remote, we could only really get to the edges of the World Heritage area (the listed area is only the centre of the actual wilderness area), but we did our best! We did a roughly 90 minute hike through semi-rough terrain and pouring rain. Not the most fun site but we managed to tick it off.
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  • Day8

    Templed out?

    May 16, 2016 in Japan ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    So are we. Given the fine weather in Aomori though we decided to check out Hirosaki Castle. This involved a train and bus journey to Hirosaki and then a short walk to the castle. The original castle was built in 1611 but burnt down in 1627. It was rebuilt in 1810 and is a pretty impressive structure as you can see from the photos.Read more

  • Day8

    Another day, another Shinkansen

    May 16, 2016 in Japan ⋅ ☀️ 17 °C

    Today we headed off reasonably early for Aomori via a Hayabusa Shinkansen which moves along at a fair clip of 320 km per hour. If you have never experienced the efficiency of Japanese high speed rail it is a joy to behold. The Shinkansen arrived at 0909hr and departed promptly at 0912hr the scheduled time. We arrived just short of two hours later in Aomori at the scheduled time of 1100hr having travelled 362 km.Read more

  • Day2

    Hirosaki Castle

    March 6, 2020 in Japan ⋅ ⛅ 1 °C

    Built in 1611, it is a hirayama-style Japanese castle. Very white. Had to walk through the castle grounds and park in the dark, alone. First night and I'm already in a horror movie somehow :)
    1611-ben épült, hirayama-stílusú japán kastély. Nagyon fehér. Átgyalogoltam a kastély parkján a sötétben, egyedül. Első este itt, és máris egy horror filmben vagyok valahogy :)
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  • Day2

    Hotel in Aomori

    March 6, 2020 in Japan ⋅ ☁️ 3 °C

    Found the hotel. It's literally 5 mins from the train station. And it started snowing. Because why not. The only hotel I'm staying in during this trip in Japan.
    Megtaláltam a hotelt. Szó szerint 5 percre van a vonat állomástól. És elkezdett havazni. Mert miért is ne. Az egyetlen hotel ahol maradok a japán út során.Read more

  • Day3


    March 7, 2020 in Japan ⋅ ⛅ 7 °C

    An archeological site dating back to 5500-4000 B.C. Lots of small huts in the ground. Again, mostly alone, maybe 6 other people were around, walked around and enjoyed the sunshine. After the mountain and snow this was quite a change in weather. Found out my selfie stick collapses a little bit.
    Egy régészeti lelőhely Kr.e. 5500-4000-ből. Sok sok kis kunyhó a földben. Megint, többnyire egyedül, talán 6 másik ember volt, sétálgattam és élveztem a napsütést. A hegy után ez egy elég nagy váltás volt időjárásban. Rájöttem, hogy a selfie-stickem kicsit összeesik.
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  • Day4

    Showa Daibutsu Seiryu-ji

    March 8, 2020 in Japan ⋅ ⛅ 6 °C

    Built in 1984, the name Seiryu-ji means the Temple of the Blue-Green Dragon.
    It's under renovation at the moment, but still very interesting.
    1984 épült, a név Seiryu-ji jelentése a ´Kékes-zöld sárkány temploma'.
    Épp felújítás alatt van, de még mindig nagyon érdekes.
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  • Day4


    March 8, 2020 in Japan ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    21.35 m tall, the biggest bronze sitting Buddha in Japan (so they claim). The early start today was worth it.
    21.35 m magas, a legnagyobb bronz ülő Buddha Japánban (állítólag). Megérte a mai korai kezdés.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

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