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Walking Diary 2019-2022

Dec.4th

Dec.4th Regular Walking

The air is cold but there is no wind, and a short walk will warm our body. It is nice weather for Nordic walking. Today we walked the mallet golf road and walk up the zoom line.

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Walk along the small path of Fujione. The road was narrow because it was covered with bamboo strips. There is also a windthrow overhead. It's quite thrilling.

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There are always full of flowers around here, so it's a lonely atmosphere now.

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There are 13 participants today and we walked 4.6km.Next year's regular walking will be on the second Saturday of January 8th.Everyone please have a good year.I really want next year to be a good year!

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Nov.6th

Nov.6th Regular Walking

It was a beautiful sunny day for walking. It's been a while since I participated in the Corona disaster. We set off in the autumn leaves.

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The Yatsugatake view spot where we entered the farm. There was no snow on the mountains and the sunlight is warm.

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The preparations for the next year's Onbashira Festival had begun, which was different from previous years. Eight of the fallen pillars were already lined up.

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The size and length of the Onbashira are going to set by shrine. The longest one for Honmiya shrine, the second one for Maemiya shrine.

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There were 24 participants today.It's been a while since we've seen each other, but everyone was fine and I was really happy to see some new participants.

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Went down the Onbashira road, passed through a forest of white birches, and returned to the starting point. The autumn leaves also shine in the blue sky and are comfortable enjoyed Nordic walking.

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Feb.1st

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13 participants.The course is Natural Cultural Park ⇒ Yokomi Mountain Path ⇒ Zoom Line ⇒ Fujione Path ⇒ Pension Promenade ⇒ Nature Cultural Park
Just under the cloudless weather of Yatsugatake Blue, the snow that fell a few days ago melted.We could enjoy a pleasant walk while listening to the sound of dead leaves under our feet.The squirrel also came out, maybe he was invited by the warm sunshine.

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Jan.4th

Jan.4th Regular Walking

Today is January 4th. This is the first walking. This year there is little snow here in Hara Village and there is only this much snow in the forest.

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Jissen farm is closed until tomorrow.A group photo with Amidadake in the background. 13 participants today.

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The sunshine is very warm and the cows on the farm look confortable.

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Lake Maruyama is unexpectedly frozen.

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Today we have a New Year's party here because there is Mochi-tsuki at the restaurant.We are full with rice cakes which made by ourselves and delicious pork soup.We hope it's going to be a good year for everyone.

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Dec.7th

Dec.7th Regular Walking

It was a cloudy day today.Walk on the fluffy road with the small leaves of Fujione path.

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We took a short break; from here it’s the climb.

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As we climb the zoom line, we can see the snow-capped Yatsugatake.It should be beautiful if the weather was good.

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Climb up and take a short break. Two members had to leave for the afternoon schedule. They return on the shortcut road. Have a good year ~ Regards next year ~

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I found frost pillars everywhere.

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There were 19 participants this time.

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Nov.2nd

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Start walking to the beautiful autumnal forest blessed with fine weather today.From the paved sidewalk, follow the path of Kumazasa, the road where the larch leaves pile up.We come up to the direct sales place of the practical farm.

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The practice farm is full of pumpkins that have finished their duties a few days ago.We take a group photo here.

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When we go across the onbashira road, we can see the mountains following Yatsugatake.

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It was 6km walking with 14 people in beautiful autumn leaves.

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Oct. 5th

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This morning was the coldest of this fall.
Haramura also got below 10 ℃.Some of the members who participated came in winter wear.
In Haramura's , It is heading towards winter gradually.
Grass and trees show autumn deepens.
View of Haramura Sky Blue and the plateau changing from autumn to winter.
We enjoyed NW blessed with beautiful weather.
The course is Yatsugatake Bunka-en → Zoom Line → Yatsugatake Art Museum → Daiichi Pension Village → Yatsugatake Bunkaen
20 participants

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Sep.7th

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The monthly walking was blessed with perfect fine weather, and the sky was the best for Haramura Blue.The busyness of summer has passed, and Haramura has become quite quiet.Yatsugatake mountain range from Jissen University was beautiful.Everyone seemed happy with the ice cream during the break and also satisfied with the freshly made bread at the Canadian Farm.We felt that autumn began on grass and trees.The course of the day Yatsugatake Bunka-en → Practical University → Canadian Farm → Maruyachi Lake → Yatsugatake Bunka-en There were 16 participants.

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Aug.3rd

Aug.3rd Regular Walking

We depart by 9 for today's walking.

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Today, we decided to walk along the agricultural water.

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The water made in 1700s is still carefully protected.

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Blooms that prefer half-shade.

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Because rain gear came out, we decided to go back.We walked 6.1km.

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Jun.1st.

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It is fine day today, and also expected high temprechers. We are leaving for fresh green.

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There is an unfamiliar waterfowl in Maruachi Lake, and it's been a long dive in the water looking for food.

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The flowers bloom all at once, and the greens are fresh and shade of trees are comfortable. Yatsugatake is a season full of vitality.

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Cross the log bridge to the Canadian farm.

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Looking through the tree house,

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Looking at a large spherical object,

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We return to the Bunnkaenn and make cooldown under the huge tree.It was a 4.4km Nordic walking today.

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May 4th

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Today, we will walk toward Amida Seisui(Holy water of Amida), where there were many member who wanted to extend the distance a little.We start Nordic Walking in the full bloom cherry blossoms

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The elevation difference is about 350m. It takes about 1hour and 30minuetes.We find a large stone behind of the torii gate. Is it by the eruption?

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All except the 5 members of the short course were able to walk to the destination and arrive a little before 12 o'clock.

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It is said that in the past, "Holy water of Amida" was called "spring water of a large corner."The road is greatly curved at this place. It moistens everyone's throat, and a well-prepared person puts it in a plastic bottle and takes it home.

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There were 26 participants today. Five people turned back on the way along the way, and 21 people came to Amida Seisui.

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Eat rice balls and take rest.

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Blessed with the blue sky and beautiful cherry blossoms, it became a regular walk of great satisfaction.

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Apr.6th

Apr.6th Regular Walking

It is warm fine weather today.There are no greens in the trees yet, but it is a pleasant departure in the sunshine.

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We found the fukinoto on the way.

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The tree which took the group photo under the cherry blossoms in full bloom last May looks like this.

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We will walk "Shingen's Sticky Road" today.Listen to the explanation and go straight to the road

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The path leads to the bronze forest beside the art museum

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We walked with 26 people today.Next month, it will be the first Nordic Walking in the new REIWA period and the day is in the middle of Golden Week.If the weather is fine, we are planning to go to the AMIDA SEISUI extend my leg a little.

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Mar.2nd

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It is fine day with warm spring sunshine.We will depart in the sunshine feel spring.The white birch forest is also taking plenty of spring days.

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Stream is melting and we go ahead to the greenhouse of the practical farm flowers.

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On the way we got an explanation of agricultural water which was developed in the Edo period from Mr. K familiar with the history of Haramura. The harvest of rice dramatically increased by Sakamoto Youssen during the Edo period.

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In front of the flower greenhouse it is mud for snow melting, but inside was full of flowers made by students.

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Confirm once again the canal for Suwa south area with a map.

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Today's participants were 24 people.

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Feb.2nd

Feb.2nd Regular Walking

We have snow the day before yesterday, but it became a beautiful day with a blue sky.

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Today we decided to walk in the snow as judging that the road is frozen and dangerous.

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My favorite Yatsugatake angle. Today it showed me a wonderfully beautiful figure.

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Where snow removal is easy to walk but we have to care for slipping.

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Today, we have 19 participants.

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We return by the same road. Everybody smile with beautiful scenery.

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Both Dogen god and Maruyachi lake wear covered with snow

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An angel is seen when Ms. A pointed out herself and said "yesterday" . Good Job!! It is Hanamaru!

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Jun.5th

Jun.5th Regular Walking

The first regular walking this year has become a very cold day. There are 20 participants. We got a good start.

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As soon as we started walking the road was frozen and we changed our direction to go through the church.

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As we walked through Fujione path, the big tree was falling down. A typhoon came several times last year and a lot of trees collapsed in Harimura.

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We saw the irrigation pond of Fujione, we had never seen before. It seems to be completely freezing.

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New year's party at Yamanosachi. There were 19 participants.

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Dec.1st.

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The cute deer (?) made with white birch with mistletoe at the entrance.I was surprised that the fruit of mistletoe was much bigger than summer.

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Today, a cold wind blows over the cloudy sky and the landscape is also cold and I feel that winter has arrived.

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Walking on the small birch path, there is much mistletoe on the white birches.

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The pipe carrying hot springs from Jissen farm to Mominokiso is under construction now.The source is about 45 degrees and it seems that it will drop to 42 degrees of the proper temperature while being carried.

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In Jissen farm, preparation for winter is proceeding.Yatsugatake is a sign of snowing in the clouds.

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Today's participants were 25 people.

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We went down the Onbashira road, and turn right to a place that opened wide.Hundreds years ago, it was a hunting place that opened for hunting here and offering prey here.I thought about the harshness of the work of pioneering here only with human power in times without heavy machinery.

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Nov.3rd

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The autumn leaves of Yatsugatake this year is so beautiful.

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Yatsugatake from Maruyachi lake. This familiar scenery is also colorful today.

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We go down the road leading to the church.

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Mushrooms are in such places.

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We climbed the way in the villa. Clombing on the way back is hard.

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There were many cars for autumn leaves, it was hard to walk without sidewalks.

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Today’s members were 16. We walked a little longer than usual.

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Oct.6th

Oct.4th Regular Walking

I was worried about rain forcast,but it is fine.
We found Gentian flowers soon after departure.This flower is blooming at the end of autumn around here.

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The autumn leaves of the cherry trees on the Jissen farm are so beautiful.
It is magnificent view with the Yatsugatake mountains.

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We took the group photo with Halloween panpkins.
On this farm, 10000 panpkins are harvested in a field of 4ha. A Harvest Festival will be held on 27th & 28th Oct.

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We go down the Onbashira road and visit the Canadian farm today.

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Someone bought bread,someone took pictures. Rest for a while.

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From here we walk a little wild road.Someone said,when a bear comes out, we sould give away this bread and escape.As we get close to the lake Maruyachi,a little rain came down.

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Aug.4th

Aug.4th Regular Walking

The first Saturday of August every year overlaps the Haramura Star Festival.

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In addition to the star festival, 15 people participated for the first time this time. At 10 o'clock, we start for usual course to the Jissen Farm.

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Unfortunately although there were many people who participated for the first time, Yatsugatake was covered entirely by clouds.

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Shop for a while at a shop at Jissen farm. Other people are taking a break under the trees.

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One of the participate who told me that he can not make it in time due to traffic jam can join after taking this group photo and 33 participants today. Perhaps it is the most new record.

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Descending the Onbashira way, go down the path of white birch.

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Even if we come to Maruyachi lake Yatsugatake is still in the clouds.

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Cool down in the Lawn Squar.

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July 7th

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It was raining heavily until this morning. Considering that it started to rain again, we chose the place with a moderate distance, the state of the road also looks good.

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A small river that crosses along the way is also a violent flow with a lot of water.

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Water supply in front of the museum.

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The road down from the museum is beautiful with the flowers of the Annabel in full bloom.

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16 participants todayin this weather.

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Jun.2nd

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The 16km challenge around Suwa Lake was blessed with fine weather.

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Walking course is maintained.

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Near the water gate, we take a break with large and delicious Daifuku.

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The famous song of Lake Biwa surroundings knew that Taro Oguchi from Okaya looked at Lake Biwa and thought of Lake Suwa in his hometown as a lyrics.He died at the age of 27.

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A group photo on the flood gate. Today's participants are 18 Water from Lake Suwa flows from here to the Tenryu River

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Various on the water's side

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This is a pond that hatches eggs of a wakasagi, which means that they are washing and drying the tools cleanly for the next winter.

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Today we could not see it with clouds, but there was a spot where we could see Mt. Fuji from Lake Suwa like this.

Departing at 9:30, we came back to the park at the departure point about 3 o'clock.Fifteen of the 18 participants have made a goal. I would like to make the most of this experience.

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May 5th

May 5th Regular Walking

Today Legend K participated and gave us warm-up guidance. We’ve got a lot of stimulation from him born in Showa 10.

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Departed through the small path.

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Fresh green is beautiful and the weather is great. The breeze blows comfortably and is the best walking day.

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There are still mountain cherries are blooming in the small diameter of Fujione.

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The break point is under the cherry tree. We also take the group photograph. Today we have 22 participants.

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Cherry blossoms above, Yamabuki beside. The flowers of Harumura will begin bloom all together from now on.

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Apr.7th

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As we walked through the wetland area of the Natural Culture Park, Mizubasho and Zazenso were in bloom.

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The cherry blossoms on the Jissen farm were still hard buds.

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Today's participants were 21 people.

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Slightly descended from the birch road to Choujaike pond.

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Some flowers such as Kobushi began to bloom and Fukinoto went out and some people decided the menu of dinner today.

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Mar.3rd

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Today is sunny windless and warm.

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Snow remains on the sidewalk, but it is warm enough to start sweating when we start walking.

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Yatsugatake and surrounding mountains leave snow and are lit by the sunlight so it looks really beautiful.

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Snow still remains in the Fujione path and it will be a bit difficult to walk so go on slowly.

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Mistletoe introduced last month which Kirenjak came to eat fruit was sold at Natural Cultural Park. Very slow growth, it is said that it will take nearly ten years to reach this size.

I forgot to take the group photograph, with the beautiful weather 23 participants this month.

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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

Jan.6th Regular Walking

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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