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Walking Diary

Feb.3rd

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It was not a heavy snowfall like the Japan Sea side, but today we have to walk in the snow. People participating in boots will walk first.

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The blue sky and the white snow, the Yatsugatake is clearly visible and is a beautiful and beautiful sight.

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Harumura is a member of "the most beautiful village in Japan" that wants to leave truly beautiful Japan in the future.

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Nowadays vegetables are soaring, Ms. D get a cheap green onion in a direct sales place.

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Today was the participation of 10 people.

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Mr.Y ran around the beautiful snowy field and left such a trace.

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I met a young man who has a camera in a white birch forest. When asking what he was filming, he said he is waiting for a bird named Kirenjak it loves the fruit of the mistletoe here.

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Jan.6th

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It is a New Year with less snow than usual.Temperature is low, but there is little snow.We warmed up under the blue sky.

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People who participate for the first time walk well.Every year on January, we have to walk with paying attention to our feet.But today it is easy like this.

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Today's participants were 20.

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It was still beautiful blue sky when we doing cool down.

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A New Year's party at the [Yamanosachi].We hope YNWC is going to be beautiful club year by year.

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Dec.2nd

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A cloudless blue sky, sunshine was warm, it was a perfect day for walking.
Despite the winter-like cold weather in December, include two participants for the first time to join us 22 people in all!
It was the second most frequent participant this year. We enjoyed watching the mountains of Yatsugatake, We enjoyed watching the mountains of Yatsugatake, North Alps, South Alps, Tateshina, covered with snow. We enjoyed playing games using pole on the way, it was 4.5 kilometers walking a bit shorter than usual.

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Nov.4th

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After warming up we start walking. Everyone stop walking sometimes, cause the leaves are so beautiful.

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We walk stepping on beautiful fallen leaves.

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Go on steadily while stepping on the chips along the hachimaki road.

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Decorate the tree fruit found in the middle on a hat.

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Today's participants were 17 .It began to rain soon after I took this picture. lucky!

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Oct.7th

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A bit of rain remained until the morning, but it is getting well.The cherry trees seemed to see the bright red.Winter is coming.The mountain was hiding in the clouds, but it was a good day for walking.There were 16 participants today.

9月2日

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Depending on the rain last night we choose course carefully and departed.

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This small path is always walking on the way back.

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Autumn leaves are beginning.

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Fujione path also walked in the opposite direction today.

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We can find many mushrooms.

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There are signs in the main poin

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A group photo with ENEOS for improving this road.

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Aug.5th

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It is fine today with blue sky. Last month, walking was canceled because of the heavy rain.

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It was sunny and the sun was strong, so I decided to walk to Mariyachi lake and walk choose the course with shade.

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A group photo with Totoro pond after a long absence. Today's participants were 26 people.

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Due to the coldness of winter this year, many lavender was damaged.The lavender of the zoom line is the same. We can find beautiful lavender only around here.

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We can feel the forest, when we walk Fujione path. It is one of the favorite course with good chips and comfortable walking.

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Annabell is blooming.

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Natural cultural park is crowded with the stars festival. There are plenty of shops and the parking area was full.

Jun.3rd

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It was snow 10 April, and rain in May. Today is beautiful day. We start to walk around Lake Maruyachi.

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Snow completely disappeared and we can see the summer Yatsugatake clearly.

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There is a place showing a garden as an opening garden in a pension in the season when a flower is beautiful.

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I walk up to the Hachimaki road and walk carefully on the right side.

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Cherry blossom trees along the small river. Most of people had never walked this path.

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Where this path will lead us?

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We appeared on immediate side of the natural culture garden.

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Today’s members are 18.

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After having played a game a little, we stretch. It was comfortable walking of 3.5km.

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Apr.1st.

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It is snowing from the afternoon of yesterday.Everything is covered with snow and still snowing.We decided to cancel the walking of this month.Nature is far beyond our imagination and expectation.Diary of this month is rare view of April snow.

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Mar.4th

We walked in a very fine blue sky today. Still attention is necessary. Snow is still left in many places. Each garden is waiting for spring. The severe winter seems to be over soon.

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Snow stayed in the Fujione path all the way.

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Today we have 17 participants.

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Feb.4th

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We were blessed with beautiful weather today.We decided to walk through the forest, because it might be the last day in this season for us walk in the snow.

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The lake Maruyachi completely freezes up. Backed by Yatsugatake, he posed on ice.

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We leave the lake and walk into the forest.

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The small flow is important for agriculture.It is distributed by the method from old days.

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It is cold but the sunlight is already spring-like.

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The walking in the forest cannot be done without the guidance of the person knowing well.

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We take a short break in the campground.

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Today's participant was 20 people.

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Jan.7th

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Today is the first walking day. It is beautiful weather. Sky is blue with no cloud.

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We start after a warm-up.

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We walk up to the narrow path of the sculpture in front of Yatsugatake Museum.

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We appear in the place where the origin of the stick way of Shingen was written.

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We walk along the Shinngen’s straight road. I walk while thinking about possibilities many samurais and horses come and go this road.

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Snow was left on the way of the shade.

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A new Onbashira stood in Yatsugatake Shrine.

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We can see the mountains where are far from natural culture garden clearly and am a vast panorama of nature.

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Today's participant was 13 people. At lunch party to celebrate new age.

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Dec.3rd

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It is one of the most beautiful day we ever had. We take the path to the Jissen Farm.

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We can find Yatsugatake through Onbashira.

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Today we have 17 members.

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We can see the Japanese Alps in the distance.

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We meet students of the Jissen College.

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“We could show you many big pumpkin for hallowing few weeks before” they say.

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We talk and walk together a little while.

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The white birch forest shines in a blue sky.

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We walk 5.7km today.

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Nov. 5th

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Walking in November was blessed with a very good weather, it was a sunny day with no clouds and a warm day.We went to the point where Yatsugatake which we went this winter was able to observe by the guide of Mr. Kobayashi of the Haramura government office.It seems that everyone was able to enjoy being able to see a wonderful landscape.Miscellaneous trees also go down from autumn to winter with red leaves….There were 17 participants.

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Oct. 1st.

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After the rain deep fog appeared. The weather is delicate whether we can walk or not.

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Todays members are seven. We decided to walk the good route of footing.

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The rowan produces a fruit, and a mushroom appears and a lot of fruits of the chestnut falling.

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The lavender blooms beautifully every summer by good care in this way.

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The Onbashira year, the pillar is rebuilt newly at various places. The torii was replaced with a new one, too.

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The row of trees of the white birch let us feel a season, too.

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We were not caught in the rain at all, and 6km walked comfortably. They are fine weather man and women.

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Sep.3rd

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It is fine today. Today we take the Jissen farm course, because sunlight is still strong.

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The mystery sticks I get the answer today are the sticks for the boots!

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In Hara Village, already autumn sign, cosmos are beautiful.

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They cut grass, and began the preparation for coming winter.

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Today's ten participants. We took a group photo on the Onbashira.

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We walk around the lawn in front of the sale place.

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When we look at the Japanese pampas grass, we feel autumn.

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Many pumpkin for the Halloween grows big in a very large field.

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We found the vegetables which in a shower in a Canadian farm.

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We walked in a loud voice while we go through the area that a bear was found last year.

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Aug.6th

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Today, Star Festival of Hara-village is held. The natural culture garden is full of
people who love astronomical observation.
It is very fine today, and sunlight became strong today.

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We decided to walk the way with much shade, and warming up in the lawn
space of the garden and started.

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A summer flower and an autumn flower both bloom. After the Bon Festival,
Hara-village is an already autumn sign.

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We found a big mushroom. We swelled by the story of the mushroom for a
while while walking.The conclusion is mushroom not to know should not eat.

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I found the small chestnut.

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We took more breaks to take the water before being thirsty.

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The lavender comes to look need the care.I forgot to take a group photo.
Today's participant was 11 people.

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July. 2nd

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It is hot today and the sunlight is strong.We decide to go ahead through the way of
the shade if possible.

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Owner Y of pension 〝 Sandoriyon“ was in the middle of the mowing when we
passed through the narrow path.

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Shura

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Shimotuke

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Yamaboushi

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I take a short break in the shade. Chattering bounds.

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Just after begin to walk again, somebody says "Sweet!" It is gentle taste.

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The name is rice-transplanting berry, because it turns red in the days of rice-transplanting.

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Today, we have 18 members.

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We did cool-down in the shade of a tree of the big linden tree.

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Jun.4th

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There are many flowers in the garden in this season, we walk through the pension village at first.

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Today's participant was 20 people.

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We walk along the Maruyachi Lake in the fresh green.

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At the charcoal making hut of the Jissenn farm, we met the person who prepared for the tomorrow's event. It is very popular event.

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There is the beautiful nest of the bird on the stump quietly.
What eggs will they be?

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We found a small Onbashira on the lawn of the Jissen farm.

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Walk through white birch forest to natural culture garden, was about 5km.

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May.7th

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The cherry blossoms began to be scattered, and it is the season of beautiful fresh green.

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This is wild wasabi which grew on the bank of the river. And it is tasty.

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We go down the path with young green and the cherry blossom left a little.

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On Saturday in Golden Week, we enjoyed walking of 5.5km with 22 participants.

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A lot of dandelions bloomed during walking and were talked about the distinction of a Japanese dandelion and the Western dandelion.

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Like a photograph, calyx of the Western dandelion bends outward.It is easy when it shuts even from the top, but it is difficult when it blooms.

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The Japanese dandelion has a firm calyx solidly and is slightly large. I knew about dandelion about 10 years ago and began Japan dandelion support alone. My home has a lot of Japanese dandelions. If you finds a Japanese dandelion, please support it quietly.

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Apr.9th

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Today is the middle of Ombashira Festival of Kamisha.
We wondered about the participants, but we have 16 include new members
from Shizuoka.The weather is cool and beautiful.

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We decided to make a detour a little from the usual course.

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Though we should walk near the Jissen farm, states were totally different.

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There was the billboard about the stick way of Shingen.

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Across the brook

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We down thr hill slope to the familiar places today.

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Yatsugatake is bright. Spring is coming just around the corner.

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We went down the way of eight Onnbashira last week.
It is the stillness after the festival.

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We came up through a Canadian farm, and have a pleasant chat with
an owner Hase-yan for a while.

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Mar.5th

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Most of the snow disappeared already.We walk to the pond in the place
that down a little from a pond of Totoro today.

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The pond was still covered by ice.

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The ice seemed to be still thick.

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God of water"Suijinn" by the pond had a pretty Onbashira.

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On the Fujione path snow completely disappeared.

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We walk the path of the white birch which has no buds yet.

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These are seeds of the white birch.They will hang down like a bunch and fly by wind.

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We walked 6km today.It is warm inough to strechi well.

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Feb.6th

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The snow becomes the ice firmly so it is hard to walk today.

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Today we walk new course.

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Chouja ga ike has various legends.

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It is the place where the approximately 360 degrees view opened out.
Unfortunately there was a cloud around the top of the Yatsugatake.

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This is the place vegetables are shipped from here to the whole country by air.

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Today we have 17 members.

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Jan. 9th

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It is really calm New Year holiday without the snow this year.
Today it is so beautiful blue sky.

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The lake does not completely freeze.

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We came across the art with ice.

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This place is the digging spot of the hot spring.
They send hot water of 55 degrees from here to Momi-no-Yu with a pipe.

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This place is always covered with snow in January.
Please take a look at the photo of last year.

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At the beginning of this year, we had lunch together and pray for everyone’s’
health and happiness.

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Dec. 5th

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It is fine day with blue sky.We are talking pleasantly before departure for a while.

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We leave the slightly snowy Shizen Bunkaen.

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We go ahead through the narrow path of Fujimiyama smoothly

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The pond of Totoro has a lot of water without wind. Trees,
cloud and blue sky reflected on the water.

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We take a break to taking a photograph for a while

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We walk along the pond; then on the zoom line

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The path of the Fujione root is like this now.

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11月7日

This month we walk through the forest next to the Shizennbunnkaenn to Jissenn Noujou.
Then we go down to Futago Seisui of Shingen’s straight root.
It is the first course that we have not walked so far.
16 members enjoyed nice walking with beautiful weather.

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Oct. 3rd

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It is a fine day for walking. The sky is deep blue, and the Yatsugatake
becomes bright.

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Colored leaves are beautiful in the farms.

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The apple changes color red.

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Photo backed by Yatsugatake. Today's participant was 14 people.

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Cows are taking a rest comfortably.

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The round mistletoe which shines in white birch forest and a blue sky

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The Maruyachi lake reflects Yatsugatake, and is quiet

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Sep.5th

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Today is perfect day for walking with blue sky.
Japanese pampas grass and a cosmos letting us feel autumn are seeing off.

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We decided to walk from the Yatsugatake starting point of a mountain climb
up to 1,501m above sea level today towards the Funayama crossroads.

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We came across a pretty mushroom on the way.
One of them sees pancakes and the others are seem to come out in Snow White.

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On the way back, the spot where Mt. Amida was seen neatly.
There were a sign and a bench with a photograph.

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This is Mt. Amida.

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The sign and pretty butterfly.

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We entered the straightway called Shingen no boumichi.

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We find the back yard of the Yatsugatake Museum .
Approximately 7km, the up are slightly hard today,
but all the 19 members have finished walking well.

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Aug.1st.

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Lavenders are full bloom.

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We decided to walk the way with much shade today because sunlight was strong.

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Fujione path is comfortable.

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It is hydrangea of the kinds called Annabell to be beautiful with lavender now.

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It is one of the pleasure to hear a various story while walking in nature about
flower, tree or mountain.

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Today’s member was 16 people.

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7月4日

Today, we have 16 participants.
The rain we worried about did not fall. and all the members finished walking 4.5km in 1.5 hours. Flowers began to bloom, and Hara-Village greeted the liveliest season in a year.

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Jun.6th

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When we begin warm-up, a cute cat appeared and began to play with a pole
and saw off departure.

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It was heavy rain last night, but it is splendid blue sky this morning.

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The brook on the way came to have very much quantity of water.

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We found gregariousness of theMaizuru grass

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When he was child he eats this grass this way.

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Lavenders of the zoom line attach a lot of bud.

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Fresh young green which was washed by the yesterday's rain is so beautiful.

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We have 13member today.

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May.2nd

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It is wonderful weather for walking today.
The route aims at the place where a cherry tree is beautiful.

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We find the new photograph panel of the Mt.Yatsugatake with the names
of the mountains by the Maruyachi lake.

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We took a group photo under the beautiful cherry trees.

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Can you guess what this is?

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A big giant skunk cabbage bloomed in the brook of the back yard of Mominoki-sou.

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We go up to the Ayumi-path.

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We look forward to see the beautiful cherry trees,
but it was completely over this year.

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We did not notice this path. Will we walk here this time?

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Apr.4th

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The rain which I worried about stopped. Snow completely melted.
We took Fujione path at the beginning today.

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We climb to the Ayumi path. Altitude is 1,321 meters.

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The cute bud of the spirea swelled out already.

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A beautiful blue sky appeared halfway and became splendid day for walking.

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The avenue of white birch and the wild cherry tree.
The bud of the cherry tree is hard, and the white birch has not yet had a bud, too.

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All are smooth and fine.

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Today’s members are 13.

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Mar.7th

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We decided to walk a little bit longer than last month, because the snow having
decreased to remain on both sides of the road.

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The root named Yokomiyama is very easy to walk. A car does not go very much.

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In the left sidewalk had snow and it was hard to walk. For our safety we
entered the sidewalk.

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We found such a mark on the valley side of the Hachimaki road.
They loaded the tree of mountain onto a truck and seemed to carry it
in old days.

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By a break, most participants took off one piece of jacket on the way.
Spring seems to be coming.

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It is the favorite way where the fresh green of the white birch and a cherry tree,
the far forward Alpine mountains are seen when it is spring here.

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Backed by Yatsugatake nature culture garden of the meeting place.
The participant was ten people including a photographer today.

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Feb. 7th

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It is beautiful day today. Because the road and the sidewalk froze, we take same
route as last month. Today’s members are eight. We talk pleasantly for a while
in front of a stand.

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We met lovely dog named “SORA” means the sky. He is so happy running around
in the snow. Let's walk together this time!

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I walk the snowy field to be stuck in to a knee here and there towards clear
Mt.Yatsugatake.

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There seems to be around 2m in the longest icicle.

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It is the walking in the 360-degree panorama today. We can see Mt. Tateshina,
Mt. Kurumayama Mt. Yatsugatake, Mt.Onntake that the smoke goes up,
and far-off Yarigatake.

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Today we can see the face of the mountain clearly.

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We can walk safely without gliding in this course. A silver world around us is
so beautiful the scenery that shines.

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Jan. 10th

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It is the first walking this year. It was fine.
There is the place where snow freezes firmly, and attention is necessary.

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There are a lot of footprints of the animal in snow on the way.

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This is a deer. It is considerably the deer which seems to be heavy.

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It is a group photo backed by the stand of the Jissenn farm.
The sound of the koto spreads; and New Year holidays feeling.

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Though we expected it, a cloud hangs on the mountain,
and we are slightly sorry that we may see Yatsugatake neatly.

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A day shines again on the way back, and snow shines and is beautiful.

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When return to the Bunnkaenn garden; the sky is so beautiful.

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Today we walked 4.2km in this difficult condition.

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We did a new annual convention in noodle shop called "Yama no Sachi" today.
This set meal is just 1,000 yen. It is splendid cost performance.

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12月6日

Dec. 6th Regular Walking

A cold wave attacked Hara Village.
The participant was seven people who were full of good walkers.

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Because temperature was low, we walked at faster speed.

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When we came back to the Bunnkaenn garden, we saw the blue sky.

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We finished walking comfortably and stretched.

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Ice begins to set up the reservoir of Hara-Village.

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It snowed again from the afternoon on the walking day.
It is a figure of the Mt.Yatsugatake of the next day.
It is covered with snow and shine in a blue sky.

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Oct. 4th

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

The path is covered with fallen leaves. It is one of the best seasons for Nordic Walking.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

The cherry tree of the Jissen Farm has begun to change color beautifully as expected.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

Today's participant was 17 people.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

Yamaboushi puts on a lot of bright red fruits.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

The white Piles behind a milk cows are parcel of the grass.
Preparations to coming winter begin.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

When we come back to the lake Maruyachi, we wanted to walk a little more.
So we decided to go around the church.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

When we stopped at a church, a clergyman appeared.
Then he invited us into the church.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

It was so wonderful space where green was made use of in.

Oct. 4th Regular Walking

We enjoyed very much to talk with him unexpectedly.

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Sep. 6th

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

We could see Mt. Yatsugatake today. We could not see for several months.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

We passed through the way of the white birch today and, went down Hashiramichi.
We saw the students of Jissen farm which did a field work on the way.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

There was information to do a craft exhibition and visited a Canadian farm today.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

Haseyan, owner of this Canadian Farm.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

This is the building of the most new work. Anything is unique.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

We found this poster.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

The path is so beautiful because of the rain.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

We found Asamasennnou.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

In Hara Village, it became autumnal soon.
A season will change from a flower to colored leaves next month.

Sep. 6th Regular Walking

We did cool-down in the shade of a tree of three big linden trees
in the culture garden. Today's participant was 18 people.

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Aug. 2nd

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

It is fine weather after a long absence.
We started after warm-up under the blue sky.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

Because sunlight was strong, We chose the course with the shade
and walked the path of Miyama to the pond of Totoro.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

A pond of Totoro with a little water. We took a group photo.
Today's 18 participants.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

It is … that all look

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

Big haneycomb.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

Beautyful summer sunlight.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

The lavender of the Zoom Line is very beautiful this reason.
There is the lady take caring lavender, and she gave us some.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

The rucksack with lavender.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

We took the path of the Fujione root.

Aug. 2nd Regular Walking

The flower which grew in colonies near the goal. Is it a bergamot?

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May 3rd

May 3rd Regular Walking

Cherry blossoms are always beautiful in Golden week holidays of Hara-mura.

May 3rd Regular Walking

I found the flower of the giant skunk cabbage in Maruyachi Lake.

May 3rd Regular Walking

The gate to kept off the deer of the practice farm is opened.
There became much food in the mountain, and would it not be necessary?

May 3rd Regular Walking

A young leave sends out buds, and all trees become the color
having a gentle whole mountain softly.

May 3rd Regular Walking

Today's participant was 25 people, group photo backed by
snowy left Yatsugatake.

May 3rd Regular Walking

I walk the forest of the white birch.

May 3rd Regular Walking

We came back to Shizenn Bunnkaenn with cherry trees and the fresh green.

May 3rd Regular Walking

The last up, the goal are close. It was walking of approximately 5.5km today
because there were many first participants.

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Apr.5th

Apr.5th Regular Walking

It was such heavy snow once in 100 years. But there is little snow today.

Apr.5th Regular Walking

Grass had an icicle. Because it was very cold this morning.

Apr.5th Regular Walking

The pond of Totoro(as for our nickname = truth Nakashinden reservoir) is quiet beautifully.

Apr.5th Regular Walking

Today's 19 participants. We have 4 new members and one of them is Ms. S the exchange student from France.

Apr.5th Regular Walking Apr.5th Regular Walking

We find some butterbur sprout appeared today, and finally near an art museum we find many. We take a rest to crop the butterbur sprout for a while.

Apr.5th Regular Walking

Look!

Apr.5th Regular Walking

I walk with plastic bags in spring and autumn, says Ms.D. An edible wild plant and mushroom. They are some of the blessing of the mountain.

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Jan.4th

Jan.4th Regular Walking

A Happy New Year!Today's participant was 9 people.

Jan.4th Regular Walking

It wasn’t snow these few days. So it is very slippery ever where.
Today we walk the Path of the farm.

Jan.4th Regular Walking

In the top of the bridge, the lower brook freezes, too.

Jan.4th Regular Walking

A pretty snowman welcome us at the deer fence.

Jan.4th Regular Walking

The shop of the farm was still closed.
The snow of the roof completely dissolves in only the south side.
The solar power is grand.

Jan.4th Regular Walking

These small heap soils are made by the mole.
There is a lot in many places. Does the mole not hibernate?

Jan.4th Regular Walking

"Juju" and "pearl" taking a walk posed. Thank you very much!

Jan.4th Regular Walking

It is beautiful weather today.
Some of the members took off their clothe at the firm.
It is this season when a safeguard is necessary for the frozen way,
It seems to be very good when I cover shoes with old socks. Please try it.

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Dec.7th

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We walked the narrow path to FUJIONE root maintained newly today.
It is so comfortable to walk this root.
With lot of dead leaves are piled up on a soft and fluffy tip.

Dec.7th Regular Walking

Mr. Kobayashi explained it was made with all local production.

Dec.7th Regular Walking

The signpost was just made.

Dec.7th Regular Walking

Today we have 17 members.

Dec.7th Regular Walking

We go back by AYUMI no KOMICHI.

Dec.7th Regular Walking

We go back by AYUMI no KOMICHI.

Dec.7th Regular Walking Dec.7th Regular Walking

There is the huge tree estimated 100 years old,
symbol of "illuminations festival in Hara-Village"Please check these pages.
http://www.vill.hara.nagano.jp/www/event/detail3.jsp?id=3169
http://www.vill.hara.nagano.jp/open_imgs/event/0000012743.pdf

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11月2日

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

The regular walking of this month, many people were please to participate in
recruitment of Shinanomainichishinbun Chino Haramura office.
Go to the garden of the Culture Park, It is the state of training of how to walk.
We practiced how to walk at the back yard of Bunnkaenn.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

Blessed with a great walking weather cloudless,
was starting first with the aim of MOMINOKI-SOU.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

We take turn at the WARANYOU corner and walk to the Yatsugatake Heights church.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

Autumn leaves are beautiful, the participants for the first time
is also an excellent condition gait.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

Lake MARUYACI reflected the sky and trees of colored leaves and
it was really beautiful, but was not able to watch the Yatsugatake
which I expected.I confirm the physical condition,
and all the members seem to fine. Then we entered the path of the farm.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

Today’s members are 36.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

There is the person who nourished it with the ice cream of JISSENN farms,
and everybody walks the way back smoothly.

Nov.2nd Regular Walking

All of us enjoyed beautiful autumn Yatsugatake.

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Oct. 5th

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

The row of cherry blossom trees of Jissenn farms showed the gradation
of beautiful colored leaves.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

The small apple which we found in August became really red.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

A lot of Halloween pumpkins line up. A harvest festival is held at the end of this month.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

Don’t touch this vine. It is a kind of lacquer and break out with its poisoning.
Please be careful.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

There was a booth of ENEOS which is the company maintained the promenade
of the soft and fluffy tip which always walked.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking Oct. 5th Regular Walking

Today, we found Ennbisennnou and a wild gentian.

Oct. 5th Regular Walking

It was drizzling in the morning, The participant was seven today.

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Sep. 7th

Sep. 7th Regular Walking

Following the last month, it was overlapping with the event this month.
It is the first day of 100 miles Yatsugatake Super Trail race.
They are running 160km in two days!!

Sep. 7th Regular Walking Sep. 7th Regular Walking

We walk the same way that there are staffs and this arrow to the middle today.

Sep. 7th Regular Walking Sep. 7th Regular Walking

We can find some flowers and butterflies on the way. But…

Sep. 7th Regular Walking Sep. 7th Regular Walking

Fall is approaching steadily.

Sep. 7th Regular Walking

We walk around the Nakashiniden pond.
We call it Totoro’s pond.
It was always full of water, but was turned down quite a lot today.

Sep. 7th Regular Walking

Participants today 12 members.

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Aug. 3rd

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

First Saturday of August fell on《 Hara-mura Star Festival 》,
and the Bunnkaenn was wrapped in an atmosphere totally different.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

Parking are full at 9:00 so we have to move to the second parking.
There are A lot of big telescopes by the cars.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

The telescope which sunspot observation made a long line after this.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

We move to the back yard to warm up.
Then we start walking along the lake Maruyachi.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

Walk through the bamboo grass, and…

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

It leads to the Jissen farm areas.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

Evening primroses are beautiful.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

The primary schoolchild of the on-site training carried a tip at the farm
and maintained it. We call out "thank you".

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

Goats are relaxing.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

Small apple tree produced a lot of fruit.

Aug. 3rd Regular Walking

We have 20 members today, and it is the best record for us.

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7月6日

July 6th Regular Walking July 6th Regular Walking

By the Nakashinndenn-tameike, we always find many bee boxes.
Today we can see the harvesting landscape.
We are surprised at they are harvesting with bare hands!

July 6th Regular Walking

Today’s members are 17 including photographer.

July 6th Regular Walking

Entrance of Ayumino-komichi.

July 6th Regular Walking July 6th Regular Walking

Compared to last month, the green of trees are coming deeper.
It is so comfortable to walk on this path even after the heavy rain.

July 6th Regular Walking July 6th Regular Walking

We find many mushrooms on the way.

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Jun.8th

Jun.8th Regular Walking

Today, we decided to go to the spring water named Amida Seisui.
On the way, we found the bottom point of a trail up Mt. Yatsugatake.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

This flower is called Benihanaichiyakuso.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

On the way is an uphill slope.
We take break often at the shade of a tree.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

The azaleas are now at their best around here.

Jun.8th Regular Walking Jun.8th Regular Walking

We enjoyed the beautiful green larch trees.
All the way through, choruses of spring cicadas are around us.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

Finally, we reach Funayama Juujiro.It takes 2 hours.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

Butterfly named Miyamashirocho is kept very carefully.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

Only few minutes, we reached our destination.
It is so quiet and cool.

Jun.8th Regular Walking

Today’s members are 10.
We walked the longest distance today.Hurray!

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Apr.27th

Apr.27th Regular Walking

Snow still remains on Mt. Yatsugatake.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

The cherry tree slightly turned pink.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

At the beginning, uphill walking to the Yatsugatake museum.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

Today’s Cherry tree.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

( NOBIYUKU ) by Takaji Shimizu, at the backyard of the museum.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

There are many sculptures on the backyard.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

We can find “ Shingen’s Bomichi” around here.
Shingen is famous samurai in 16th century,
and Bomichi is the special road made by him.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

Walking path is located along the Hachimaki.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

It is so comfortable to walk on it.

Apr.27th Regular Walking

Today’s members are 15.

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Apr.6th

Apr.6th Regular Walking

It is blowing a gale today. We decided to walk through the woods.

Apr.6th Regular Walking

Inside of the woods, it is very quiet.

Apr.6th Regular Walking

We find a little butterbur scape. Spring is coming soon.

Apr.6th Regular Walking

When we reach in front of the Momonokisou, we breathe a sigh of relief.

Apr.6th Regular Walking

There is the sculpture made by Takaji Shimizu, who was born in Hara Village.

Apr.6th Regular Walking

They are very interesting in it,

Apr.6th Regular Walking

Today’s members are 11. Terrific!

Apr.6th Regular Walking

On the way to go back to the started point,
we find (WARANYOU) by the folk museum.
It is very rare these days even country side.

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Mar.2nd

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

After warm-up, we start walking toward the Jissen Farm.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

We find “CLOSED “sign, but we permit to go ahead.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

We must concentrate on walking.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

To protect from the damage of deer, they built the high fence.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

Frozen road is so slippery. It is easier walk on the snow than icy road.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

To the gift shop, the road is dry. So we felt relieved.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

Today’s members are 13. Mr. & Mrs. S are the first time today, but they accomplished.

Mar.2nd Regular Walking

At the lake “Maruyachi” some part of the bank shows ground.

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Feb.2nd

Feb.2nd Regular Walking Feb.2nd Regular Walking

The temperature is unusually high for February and it rained in the morning.
We decide to start with the ward “It’s going to be fine”by Mr.KOBAYASHI from Hara Town Hall’s.
He explains about walking map and signposts.

Feb.2nd Regular Walking

It has stopped raining, but we have to make line to walk in the deep snow today.

Feb.2nd Regular Walking

Today, we have 12 members.

Feb.2nd Regular Walking Feb.2nd Regular Walking

Today’s walking complete long straight road.

Feb.2nd Regular Walking

When we return to BUNKAEN, we can find blue sky.

Feb.2nd Regular Walking

Today for the first time had lunch after walking.
I forgot to take a picture until the dessert because we are so hungry.
We could exchange a lot of information. Gochisousamadeshita!

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Feb.2nd

Jan.5th Regular Walking

Happy new year 2013 !
With perfect weather, Lake MARUYACHI was completely frozen.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

Signpost had been completed.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

We can find some animals prints at walking.It may be deer this time.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

For safety, we decided to return by same way.Today we have 7 members.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

Beautiful white birches.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

Signpost is very helpful especially on the snowy road.

Jan.5th Regular Walking

The views of the unique winter walking.
The air is so cold but after 10 or 20 minutes it becomes warm inside.

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Dec.1st.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

Weather forecast said it will be cloudy today, but we have blue sky at the beginning.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

At the Lake Maruyachi.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

This lake will be freeze completely in winter. Today we can find little floating ice.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

The Christmas tree by the Church.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

Church’s Bulletin Board

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

The weather is getting bad, and finally the snow came down.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

We decided not to go to the Nakashinndenn-Tameike.

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

Mountain weather is scary!

Dec.1st. Regular Walking

When we came back to the Shizen-Bunnkaen, we can find blue sky again.

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11月3日

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

The weather is beautiful today.
Mr. Kobayashi said “It is perfect day. May be less than 10 days in a year.”

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

There was Logs Bridge on the forest path which is the first time for us to walk.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

We find frost column.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

We practice for a while with spectacular views of Mt. Yatsugatake,
laughter is heard here and there.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

We have 3 newcomers and 2 for the second time.
Participants in today’s 17.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

Walking path is fairly soft covered with fallen leaves.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

What a nice view!

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

Today we can look all directions clearly.
We have a short break at the point Mr. Kobayashi recommend as a featured spot.

Nov.3rd Regular Walking

Through autumn's beautiful suspension, we returned to the Park.

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Oct. 13th

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

The weather is perfect.
Mr. Kobayashi explains about maintenance of the walking path.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

Autumn has come here in HARA Village.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

It was so beautiful 360 ° panoramic view.
We cannot begin to walk cause of the Lake MARUYACHI landscape.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

At Jissen farm, we welcomed by trees aflame with red and yellow leaves.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

Participants were 19 including the photographer.
With beautiful sky and the mountains.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

The walking path is covered with fallen leaves.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

We met Pyrenees dog named HARU.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

On the walking path, we found many bur.There are chestnut tree above.

Oct. 13th Regular Walking

On the wayside, we found many mushrooms or toadstools!?

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Sep. 1st.

In Hara Village, the temperature is bellow 20℃ in the morning.
Autumn is coming just around the corner.
Today’s members are 10. We decided to walk around the church and Jissen School.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

The path is still full of green but we can find the leaves are falling around.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Yatsugatake Kogen Church is now repairing.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Three of them who join us from Tokyo and Saitama stopped in front of the church.
How sweet church! They say.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Across the bridge we get Jissen School.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

We find many big cows because we walk the shortest way today.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Today’s member at the white birch way.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Sawagikyou by the Lake Maruyachi.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Red nut of Yamaboushi

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Japanese pampas grass, they tell us autumn is coming.

Sep. 1st. Regular Walking

Foreign yellow flower is increasing these days.

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Aug. 4th

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These 5 photos are Snapshots of "Star Festival in Hara village".
The meeting place had become quite unusual atmosphere.
There were many special telescopes all around BUNKAEN and
all the people seems so happy, because of the beautiful weather.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

We moved to the courtyard then warm-up.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

BUNKAEN & FARM were so crowded to walk so we took the mountain byway.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

We found beekeeping boxes under the trees.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

Lavenders were at their best by the sidewalk of zoom-line.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

Everybody was in good condition!

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

We had 18 members this day.

Aug. 4th Regular Walking

Some of us park their car at the 2nd parking area, so we cool down in front of the parking.

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July 7th

July 7th Regular Walking

It is rainy season in Japan now.
Because of the sound of falling rain, I almost give up today’s walking as hopeless.
But fortunately we started after the rain.

July 7th Regular Walking

We walk toward Jissen Farm in fresh greenery.

July 7th Regular Walking

We enjoy walking & talking.

July 7th Regular Walking

Today we have 13 members.

July 7th Regular Walking

We walk through white birch grove on the way back.

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June 2nd

June 2nd Regular Walking

The weather forecast for today is rain, but fortunately it is good weather for walking.

June 2nd Regular Walking

Grow in colonies of giant fern.

June 2nd Regular Walking

On the way we find beautiful butterfly.

June 2nd Regular Walking

Today’s destination Nakashinndenn-tameike(pond) is right there.

June 2nd Regular Walking

The pound is in the fresh green.

June 2nd Regular Walking

Can you see how small these flowers are?
If someone knows the name, please let me know.

June 2nd Regular Walking

The top of the mountain burst on us.Today we have 13 entries.

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May 5th

May 5th Regular Walking

Today is Children’s day in golden-week in Japan.
The weather is beautiful.
The total eclipse of the sun is coming soon.
We hope such fine weather on the day.

May 5th Regular Walking

Sayuri join us from Nagoya today.
She coaches us for warming up, and then we start Nordic Walking.
R chan who is the 2nd grade of elementary school from Tokyo walk with us.

May 5th Regular Walking

Cherry blossoms are at their best now in Yatsugatake area
White birches are also come into bud, spring has just come.

May 5th Regular Walking

Sakura in mountain area is a little smaller than the cherry in town, and they are cute.

May 5th Regular Walking

Walking through the well maintained woods.

May 5th Regular Walking

The way back is downhill. We take a short break.
Today’s walking is the maximum distance for us.

May 5th Regular Walking

On the way back, R chan repeated “Arriving soon?” all the way.
And she did it!

May 5th Regular Walking

This is the member of today’s walking.
We walked about 7km. We all did it!

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Apr. 7th

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

This is the entrance of Yatsuyatake cultural park.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Warming up

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Arrived Nakashinndenn-minami pond.
It is beautiful and quiet place my favorite.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Today’s members.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Walking guidance.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

There was a small Torii. We can fine Small “Onbashira” as well.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Walk along the "Hachimaki road of Yatsugatake".

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Yatsugatake Museum.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Hara Village is the birthplace of pensions in the Japan.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Snow still remains in some places.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Yatsugatake shrine Torii and Onnbashira.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Down through the pensions area. It is fine walking trail.

Apr. 7th Regular Walking

Cool-down.Today we walked over 6 km or 2 hours.

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Mar. 3rd

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

Mr.Kobayashi from Hara Village’s office is explaining about today’s course.
You can find this here.
http://www.vill.hara.nagano.jp/open_imgs/info/0000008556.jpg

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

It was covered by snow everywhere but almost gone.
Spring is coming.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

It is beautiful weather today.
We can see every Yatsugatake peaks cleary.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

Ice is melting belong the shore of Lake Maruyachi.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

They are talking about Yatsugatake Volcano Group.
From Lake Maruyachi, their names are
South to North Amikasayama, Nishidake, Gonngenndake, Akadake,
Amidadake, Yokodake, Ioudake , Tenngudake.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

We walk through Yatsugatake agricultural school.
It is nice view !

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

When entering the farm many animals such as goats, sheep,
ponies, cattle, welcome us.
Miss M the youngest member feed them.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

Food vending machine

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

They hurry to get food.

Mar. 3rd Regular Walking

Photo with Yatsugatake peaks and blue sky.
Today we walked over 6km or 2hours with 15menbers.

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Feb. 4th

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

Nordic Walking in the beautiful snowscape.

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

Lake MARUYACHI is frozen over.
This place is one of the best view point of Yatsugatake Volcanic Group
but it is covered by the cloud today.

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

Today's participants were six including the photographer.

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

Beautiful white birches.

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

Huge icicle.

Feb. 4th Regular Walking

We walk about 4km today.
Nordic Walking in the snow is really great.

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