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Travel Blogs from Misawa
... paddling today, but also was able to see where we paddles last year.
As you can see, the lake is beautiful! And while it was a bit windy at the overlook, the water was very calm. Lake Towada is a volcanic crater lake created thousands of years ago and still fed by some thermal springs, but mostly filled by all the snow that falls in this area ...
... 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 ...
... to having people walking around, some do get rather noisy. ...and others swoop down at you. Most of the Japanese visitors carry umbrellas to keep bird droppings off their heads and clothes. I just tried to stay away from the swarms of birds.
The half marathon followed Route 1 along the Pacific Coast from the port area south. The road is a small 2-lane ...
... 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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