2015 10 Japan Autumn Hike

  •  Travel itinerary, maps and a photo blog of trip highlights

    Travel Blog

    Travel itinerary, maps and a photo blog of trip highlights
  •  A showcase of the transient colors of autumn
    October 12-22 2015

    Colors of Autumn

    A showcase of the transient colors of autumn
  •  Exploring the 旧中山道 (old Nakasendo highway) established during period of the Tokugawa Shogunate to connect Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto in the ancient times. Staying in…
    October 12-15 2015

    Nakasendo

    Exploring the 旧中山道 (old Nakasendo highway) established during period of the Tokugawa Shogunate to connect Edo (Tokyo) to Kyoto in the ancient times. Staying in…
  •  Hiking from 高瀬ダム (Takase Dam) to 湯俣温泉 (Yumata Onsen), staying in the mountain lodge 晴嵐荘 (Seiranso) in the mids of Takase Gorge. Soaking in 仙人閣 (Senninkaku) one…
    October 15-18 2015

    Takase-Yumata-Kuzu

    Hiking from 高瀬ダム (Takase Dam) to 湯俣温泉 (Yumata Onsen), staying in the mountain lodge 晴嵐荘 (Seiranso) in the mids of Takase Gorge. Soaking in 仙人閣 (Senninkaku) one…
  •  Reflecting upon the mirror lake from Taisho Hotel 上高地 大正池 ホテル, hiking the trails of 上高地 Kamikochi National Park, tucking in the grill river trouts of  嘉門次小屋…
    October 19-21 2015

    Kamikochi

    Reflecting upon the mirror lake from Taisho Hotel 上高地 大正池 ホテル, hiking the trails of 上高地 Kamikochi National Park, tucking in the grill river trouts of 嘉門次小屋…
  •  白骨ゑびすや (Shirahone Ebisuya), soaking in the milky white water of the secluded Shirahone onsen village.
    October 22 2015

    Shirahone Onsen

    白骨ゑびすや (Shirahone Ebisuya), soaking in the milky white water of the secluded Shirahone onsen village.
  • October 15-24 2015

    Matsumoto and Around

    松本城 Matsumoto Castle, The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum, 亀田屋 Kametaya Sake Brewery's historical house, 鸟心炭火烧 (Torishin) - our favourite yakitori place.
  • October 19 2015

    Azumino

    Cycling in the Azumino area to Hokata Shrine, Tokoji Temple, 大王わさび農場 (Daio Wasabi Farm).
  • November 08 2015

    Rubber Stamps

    Ink stamps collected @ various point of interest for the trip
  • October 12-22 2015

    Flowers and Moss