Hokkaido Road Trip – Notsuke Peninsular

Sitting on the tatami in my hotel I had a few maps spread out and was deciding where to next…!? When I spotted this tiny spit of sand my decision was made… just looking at the geography of this place I knew I had to check it out.

I didn’t know much about it, or even if you could get access in winter… as it turns out it was pretty much just me on a narrow road and a whole bunch of birds… I spent the whole day looking from a deep frozen ocean on the north to a wide expanse of snow plains which are frozen swamp lands to the south. This area is pretty deserted by humans in winter (because it’s FREEZING, windy and generally unpleasant) so I saw a lot of Hokkaido locals – eagles, foxes are the kings out here.

Hokkaido is epic.


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Lighthouse.

Lighthouse.

Like a big ocean slushy...

Like a big ocean slushy...

Thanks for posing!

Thanks for posing!

Icy Ocean.

Icy Ocean.

Landing Gear Down.

Landing Gear Down.

Junior foxes on the frozen lakes.

Junior foxes on the frozen lakes.

Snow Storm Approaching.

Snow Storm Approaching.

Waiting for Spring...

Waiting for Spring...

Toilet Stop.

Toilet Stop.

Trees and Light.

Trees and Light.

No fish for you...

No fish for you...

Hokkaido.

Hokkaido.

Previous Road Trip?

Previous Road Trip?

Engineering?

Engineering?

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