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... base just before 8 a.m. with clear skies and a bit of a nip in the air. Driving towards the mountains you could see the first dusting of snow from earlier in the week.
Before we put the boats in, Ron took us up to the old road overlook so we could see where we would be paddling. I did a ODR Kayak trip last year so not only did I get to see where ...
... 7 July). The festivities run from 1pm until 9pm each day and is located on the road outside the main gate of the base. The local merchants will arc bamboo poles across the street and hang colorful (sometimes lighted) decorations of paper ...
Started my long weekend off by revisiting a not too distant landmark (Seagull Island) and the route of the Hachinohe Half Marathon that I ran a few weeks ago. The route was beautiful - right along the Pacific Coast - but since I was running 13.1 miles, I wasn't carrying a camera then :o)
Seagull Island is sort of crazy. It's not really an "island". It is ...
... was REALLY whipping ...but I kept going! As you can see, I was properly attired ... no exposed skin! Luckily, the wind was at my back going up. Coming down it was a bit brisk as it found a few spots to sneak in around the goggles.
Once I made it to the top of the first peak, I decided to follow the ridge line ...
Back near the trailhead is a natural thermal hot springs Onsan (Japanese community hot bath). I didn't indulge this go, but definitely can see it in my future :o) We stopped at the Onsan/Hotel/restaurant for potty break.
It was also fun watching the workers shovel snow off the roof.
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