In many respects, what I have seen of Hokkaido so far reminds me of the northern countryside parts of the UK, with added mountains. The views continue to stun as we gently rock our way through the mountains in this military grade machinery they call a one-man-car train. The whole train consists of one sole […]Read more "Day 3 Osaka – Wakkanai"
Today will be the start of a 4-day trip from Osaka in the heart of Japan to the northernmost station in Japan: Wakkanai, in Hokkaido. The days will be long, and perhaps tiring, but it would be an interesting challenge to achieve. It is also the season of the Seishun 18 kippu, which gives the […]Read more "Osaka – Wakkanai – A 4-day trip on the local trains in Japan"