Tag: hiking

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

Snowshoe hiking – Takamine

So with winter ending soon and spring coming (Sakura!) my friends and I thought we better enjoy the last of the snow. And visit Takamine.  A couple hours out of Tokyo, this place is famous for its outdoor onsens.  More on this in the next […]

Okutama – hiking

Okutama – hiking

So a couple of weeks ago I went hiking in Okutama.  About 90 minutes of out Tokyo. I brought along a Japanese guide to read the signs and ensure that I would be fed. This is the feeding before the hike starts.  Now green root. […]

Scotland

Scotland

So what to do when you have free time in the uk?  Once you get bored of being a tai tai at least. Go visit the highlands.  So with visions of brave heart in my mind, off I went. This is braveheart territory. Ok, and […]

Mt Tokachidake

Mt Tokachidake

Cause all the eating is making me fat, we decided to have an adventure. This picture of a flower belongs here because its lonely and doesn’t fit anywhere else.  Anyway, I digress. We were going up Mount Tokachidake.  This was advertised as an easy hike, […]

Iceland – The glacier, puffin and whale

Iceland – The glacier, puffin and whale

So our next trip was to a glacier. A big bad glacier. The ones you see in the movies coming down to destroy humanity.  Except that this one probably moves a couple of meters a year. Off we get Now, what’s so fun about glacier […]