Fall Colors in Ibaraki

4 years ago by in Travel

Here are some pics from a short hiking trip I did back in November 2009. Well it was almost a 20km hike, so I’m not so sure whether I should call it short ^^;

Heres a video I took that day. It really captures the mood.

(Someone tell me, how do I post the video at the bottom of the post?)

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The weather that day was perfect. Warm sunny day, and the maple leaves were at their best!

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What I’m trying to say here is that all the real beauty of fall is in its colors. Without them, this looks like just any other tree, doesn’t it?

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I love clicking these markers on the hiking courses. With a telephoto lens attached, sometimes its hard to find other subjects for clicking.

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Tozan tranlates to climbing up the mountain. The kanjis are really simple, 上 (Up) + 山 (Mountain)!

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It was a long walk back to Saigane Eki on Suigun Line. Trains here are really old. The Densha Otakus may be very interested

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My friend actually tried tasting. Is it common thing to eat maple leaves?

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The sancho (山頂) is not exactly the peak, it is the small area surrounding the summit i.e. Chojo (頂上).

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It was such a complicated course, we ended up doing quite a few (mini) peaks that day.

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Ain’t that beautiful?