Snow valley in japan

Snow valley in japan

April 30, 2018

Tells

Sakura, tulips and daffodils are blooming everywhere, but there are places in Japan where spring has not yet stepped and where the realm of winter still lasts. Today we go to a winter fairy tale in Japan.

Blowing off dust from winter clothes, loading hats, mittens and other warm clothes into a backpack we go to Toyama, which is located on the shores of the Sea of ​​Japan on Honshu Island, 300 km from Tokyo.

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To Tateyama by train to go about 50 minutes. Time flies by unnoticed, as the electric train rushes past pretty villages and follows straight to these mountains:

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At the station Teteyama do a transfer and on the cable car click further up:

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We climb to 500 meters.

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Here is the neighborhood of Bijödair station:

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Transfer to the bus:

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Snow is getting bigger:

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Houses here fall asleep on the roof:

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In this area there is the highest waterfall in Japan. Its height is 350 meters. Unfortunately, the weather was bad outside, so we were not allowed out of the bus to admire it. You can also see a 350-year-old or a 500-year-old tree along the way.

Meanwhile, the snow is getting bigger:

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Having risen on one and a half thousand meters, we appeared in Murodo:

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I have not seen so much snow in my life:

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This year, the snow poured two meters more than in the past. The highest point of the snow wall is 17 meters, as indicated by the sign on the right:

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They were frozen because it was snowing at an altitude of 2,390 meters and a strong wind was blowing. I read on the plate that the weight of one cube of the local snow is 500 kg:

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This is the technique that clears the road:

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Even in the snow very blinding eyes, so it is recommended to grab sunglasses. In general, in those parts you can wander for a few days. The main thing that lucky with the weather.

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