2017/10/17

2017/10/17 - Bandai Report

With this year's autumn colors hitting their peak in Japan's mountains and northern Tohoku and Hokkaido regions, I made my way today to just such a place: one of Japan's most famous mountains in the heart of Tohoku...
2015/10/26

2015/10/26 - Bandai Report

Continuing our mid-season mountain coverage of this year's autumn color reporting, I made my way today to one of northern Japan's most famous mountains: Mount Bandai...
2014/10/21

2014/10/21 - Bandai Report

After a day out in Lake Towada yesterday, I headed to Urabandai in Fukushima Prefecture for another day of autumn colors. Due to the large change in...
2013/10/28

2013/10/28 - Urabandai Report

Today I headed out to Fukushima Prefecture to check out the autumn colors (koyo) in Urabandai, the highland slopes to the north of...
2012/10/30

2012/10/30 - Bandai Report

Today I headed back up to Fukushima Prefecture to check out the lower slopes around Mount Bandai. The area experiences a long autumn colors season due to the large...
2012/10/10

2012/10/10 - Bandai Report

Today we paid a visit to the Bandai area of Fukushima Prefecture for our first autumn color (koyo) report this season from the Tohoku Region. After an...
2012/06/27

Hiking at Mount Azuma

At 3:30 in the morning we hit the roads, setting off for Mount Azuma in Fukushima to do some hiking. It was as forecasted a beautiful day. Our target was to conquer three peaks of the mountain ...
2011/10/21

2011/10/21 - Fukushima Report

Mount Bandai (Bandaisan) is a volcano in Fukushima Prefecture which last erupted in 1888 in one of the most violent volcanic eruptions in recent Japanese history, thereby newly shaping the mountain's peak and the Urabandai...