2017/10/05

2017/10/05 - Kamikochi Report

The autumn color season is now in full swing in the high-elevation mountainous areas all across Japan. Thanks to the head start in falling temperatures, these areas are among the first to see the changing colors...
2015/10/21

2015/10/21 - Northern Alps Report

Perhaps the most impressive places to enjoy autumn colors in Japan are its mountain highlands, and today I made my way to one of the country's most well-loved alpine parks: Kamikochi...
2012/10/15

2012/10/15 - Kamikochi Report

I arrived at the base of Kamikochi early as planned, parked my car near its entrance because only buses and taxis are allowed in, and received welcome news from the parking attendant that clear skies were in for the day. Then, before...