November 2011

I had been drifting towards Togakushi all summer. I was not sure why but something has kept me pedaling, walking and driving in that direction. On one of my last visits I took my son for some Japan famous soba. While there I caught a glimpse of a tourist advertisement with some stunning winter fresh lines buried in the background. A few days later I returned with Taq and went to source an entrance to the lines and see what the ridge actually looked and felt like from above. What I found was inspiring. There were moments of pure amazement. Not just in visuals or adventure but also sound. It was one one my more 'awakening' experiences this summer.

Here is the dry...

Winter images added.