Category Archives: Nature

July 17

Sunset over a green glass sea – Ishikawa Prefecture

Mother nature’s finest show.             Advertisements

June 25

Blue Hydrangeas – Harbingers of the rainy season in Japan

July is here and that means gorgeous hydrangeas, or ajisai (アジサイ), in gardens across Japan!

June 16

Summer roses in Ishikawa Prefecture

Summer’s most beautiful heralds have arrived.

June 11

Glimpses of Hokkaido’s Industrial Past – Around Sapporo.

   

June 04

Wild Hokkaido – Daisetsuzan National Park

Japan’s largest national park situated in the middle of Hokkaido, the most northern island of Japan.

May 21

Tulips and cherry blossoms – Flower Power in Toyama Prefecture, Japan.

 

May 14

Roof of Japan – The Snow Corridor on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine route

For more information the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, visit their official website here.        

April 14

Japan at its finest – Cherry blossom season in Nara.

April 07

The majestic Northern Japanese Alps – Toyama, Japan.

A most incredible view of the grand Northern Alps of Japan, seen from the beach at Amaharashi in Toyama Prefecture (雨晴市、富山県).  

March 10

Silvered by snow – Kenrokuen, Kanazawa.

There’s just something magically timeless about a traditional Japanese garden blanketed in heavy snow. With the new shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo commencing services this weekend, this garden will be just 2.5hrs from Toyko!

February 04

Noto Peninsula – Sea of Japan

Typical Sea of Japan scenery around the south-west side of the Noto Peninsular at a place called Ganmon (巌門) in Ishikawa Prefecture. Ganmon features in a woodblock print by the master artisan Ando Hiroshige.  I can’t wait to explore more of the peninsular on my bicylce once the weather warms up!

January 27

A White New Year

The towns along the Sea of Japan around Fukui and Kanazawa welcomed in 2015 with more than enough fresh snow. Happy Year of the Sheep everyone! Look forward to plenty more posts this year on Inaka Biking now that I’m back on deck with a new laptop after my faithful Sony Vaio Z decided to […]

December 19

Early winter sunset at the lake

   

December 09

Japan’s best garden by night – Kenrokuen, Kanazawa.

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December 02

Autumn colours in Japan

  The last of this autumn’s fiery show.