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... and all was good. They had been doing a little shopping for our return journey to Sapporo.
Some of the kids were kind enough to give up their seats for us for the 30 minute trip Asahikawa. Lyn, Narelle and I were in the seat next to and opposite a young man. He was sound asleep as we, especially Joseph, tend to do. He did eventually wake up and Lyn asked him if it was after school hours with the kids going home. He said that he wasn't local and ...
We arrived in Kushiro, Japan to the news that a Category 3 typhoon is going to hit Tokyo during the two days we are scheduled to be there. Not good! This necessitated a change of course to the western side of Japan where the typhoon will not be felt. Although disappointed, we have visited Tokyo before and would rather be out of harm's way.
While in Kushiro, ...
I should precede todays story by telling you about the planning at the tourist information centre.... we approached the lady and asked about going to the snow.....she ummed and ahhhh-ed and said "we haven't realy had any here this year" we explained we were happy to travel somewhere else for the day...she looked at her PC and finally said "OK, so if you catch the train here (circles stop on rail map) and then catch a bus for 30min there will be some ...
... directly out of the front through a large window. We transferred at Kamikawa to a local bus which took us to the onsen (spa) village of Sōunkyō. The small village was easily walkable and we dropped into the tourist information to plan of the next couple of days activities. The old Japanese couple were very friendly and gave good recommendations, but were especially funny when Jen asked about the possibility of encountering bears, of which they ...
... National Park.
Leaving Sapporo, we drove along the coast for a while and through a
few fishing villages. There were thousands of dragonflies that all
seemed to be moving in one direction (migrating perhaps?) around one
of the villages. The countryside that we drove through along the
coast was quite mountainous, but absolutely beautiful. I couldn't
take a picture of all of it because of the sheer scope of the view,