Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2020

Otaru is a port city located Northwest of Sapporo on Ishikari Bay. It is a city known for it’s glassworks, music boxes, and sake distilleries. The Otaru Snow Light Path Festival is held Every February. The city is decorated in lights and small snow statues. The festival is held almost at the same time as the Sapporo Snow Festival making it easy for tourists to visit both festivals on the same trip.

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Asahiyama Zoo, Asahikawa, Japan 2020

Asahiyama Zoo is located just outside of central Asahikawa. It is a 40 minute bus ride from Asahikawa Station. Every winter, one of the most anticipated activities at the zoo, is the Penguin Walk. We braved the -20C weather to witness this.

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