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... and rain. So far, the rain has held off. However, the train is overheated at probably 30C. Owen has asked for the temperature to be lowered so now it is a more pleasant 26c. We are all still stripped down to T-shirt level.
At Shintoku Station, I bought one of their local delicacies - frozen cheese cake with a thin layer of chocolate underneath and a thin pastry crust at the bottom. Robert is such a bad influence when it comes to food! I had a vanilla ...
I am already awake quite early. The rest of the people is already out of bed and it is very light because of the lack of curtains. We couldn't get any breakfast in the hostel so we drove up to the legendary 7Eleven to get something. It is still early if we decide to leave to the Blue Pond. I have no clue what we will see today, but I just let Momo drive where he wants to. One of the guys from the hostel is joining us ...
Momo and I went away for the weekend to Furano what is located more in land of Hokkaido. The world turns completely green after leaving Obihiro. Obihiro is surrounded by a beautiful mountain range. Momo takes the more scenic routes to drive to Furano instead of the motorway. It all looks amazing and the views are stunning! We stop on the top of the mountain to take some pictures from the viewpoint.
Furano is just a scenic 2,5 ...
... decks and windows to be able to see the animals very close or almost being in the middle of them. Unfortunately the animals were held alone, without pairs or groups, most of them mentally switched off, doing there endless rounds to have at least some escape from theri boredome.
Sad to see that this type of zoos still exist, we have zoos as well but very modern with motivated animals
... US during the 19th century
Carried on to Asahikawa, where we have had another beer festival at the station. The weather was now definitely turing into rain. This ruined our plan to climb Asahidate an active volcano and we planned for next day another excursion
Thanks to the lady at the tourist information we found an excellent restaurant close by the hotel. Original Japanese food and we enjoyed very much