Tag: mountains

Stuck in the mountains – Takamine

Stuck in the mountains – Takamine

Continuing on from lunch (see previous post) we went off hiking another mountain. That is, until we had a little accident. Look closely at the below picture.     Here is a close up if you are having trouble seeing it. This is my friend, B. […]

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 […]

Northern lights and goodbye

Northern lights and goodbye

So, I’ve finally managed to go through the 100s of photos from Iceland.  1388 in fact.  So I’ve saved a bit of a treat for last. These are the Northern lights. The green and the orange glow is not from traffic or other lighting, it […]

Iceland trip – Snaefellsnes part 1

Iceland trip – Snaefellsnes part 1

During the Easter holidays I went off to Iceland with a couple of friends. After landing, our first stop was the Blue Lagoon. It really really was blue! Otherwise known by its other name of Tourist Trap after our first half hour.  It was nice. […]

Lake District – Part 2

Lake District – Part 2

Checking out the scenary