Just around the corner

After three months of break from blogging starting with an interesting hike I recently did. Sometimes path is so close but you are too engrossed in your own thoughts and fears to notice it... Apart from hiking I have been experiencing this in many situations these days. Finding the path which will safely lead you [...]

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Where Japanese Adam and Eve are enshrined

Long ago when the world was yet to take its current shape two deities were sent from the heaven to make this mortal world more interesting. Izanagi no Omikoto (the male God) and Izanami no Omikoto (the female God)... When they arrived they saw there is no land..no life, they were unimpressed. He stabbed the [...]

Mt Asahi, Hokkaido

Starting with one of my favorite hikes in Japan. Mt Asahi or Asahidake (旭日岳). An active volcano part of Daisetsuzan Volcanic group. This majestic beast is the tallest mountain in Hokkaido with the elevation of 2,291 meters. Total time- 6 to 8 hours Difficulty level- Moderate (Elevation gain- 1110mt) Access- Take a bus to Asahi-Dake Onsen from [...]