Month: February 2018

Snow Monkeys at Kamikochi, Japan

We visited Kamikochi (literally Upper Highlands) in Japanese Alps region a few years ago. It was rainy and cold but the scenery was beautiful. But the most surprising and exciting moments were the show up of a group of snow monkeys picking the fruits on […]

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Japanese Castles that I have visited

Japan is one of my favorite countries to visit. It’s beautiful, clean, safe and friendly. Over the years I’ve been there numerous times on individual tours or with the tour groups from Hokkaido to Kyushu and Shikoku. We visited many castles and here are the […]

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Tundra Swans at Middle Creek

There are about 3-4 thousands of tundra swans quietly mingled with tens of thousands of snow geese in the Middle Creek Lake. When they do take off and fly in the beautiful formation and with their long neck fully extended they have to be the […]

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