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 asContinue reading “Otaru Snow Light Path Festival 2020”
Our first stop in Hokkaido was Asahikawa. Asahikawa is a city roughly an hour north of Sapporo. This is where Japan’s lowest temperature, -41C, was recorded back in 1902.
Let me start my post with saying that Mount Fuji is breathtaking. It is absolutely majestic and out of this world. Visit this place if you can and stay a few days in Kawaguchiko. It is worth your time.
For the first time since 2017, our Japan trip was one we shared with other people. We decided to experience Hokkaido in winter along with some friends. This whole trip took a year to be finalized and a number of reschedules. It was a great trip that started with a missed flight.