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Kiso-Komagatake 3 : エビの尻尾, or feather-like rime ice With native lang

At the top of the steep slope, I enjoyed the 360-degree panoramic view. I could overlook distant mountains. It was very windy on the ridg...
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Feb 23, 2019 16:55
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Kiso-Komagatake 2: Steep Slope With native lang

A mountain trail to Kiso-Komagatake starts from Senjojiki-Cirque, where we get off the gondola. A cirque is a bowl-shaped valley formed b...
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Feb 23, 2019 13:46
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Kiso-Komagatake 1: The Mountain I’ve wanted to visit With native lang

I’ve wanted to go to Kiso-Komagatake in Nagano prefecture in a long time. This mountain is considered to be a good mountain for beginners...
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Feb 21, 2019 17:20
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Swan With native lang

When I passed by Lake Yamanakako the other day, I saw several swans there. So I parked the car and went down to see them. Every year swan...
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Feb 19, 2019 10:50
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Cafe With native lang

On the last day of the three-day weekend, my husband and I went to a cafe which I had wanted to visit. The owner of the cafe, who is also...
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Feb 15, 2019 23:22
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Snow Hike With native lang

Last weekend, I went on a snow hike with some friends who I met for the first time in a couple of years. I would call it hiking, but, in ...
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Feb 13, 2019 11:06
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Quick Hike on a Weekday 5 With native lang

That day, I found a small bird, which was chirping chi-chi, in the withered silver grass. While I stopped to watch it, the bird also stay...
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Feb 12, 2019 11:48
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Quick Hike on a Weekday 4 With native lang

By the way, while walking through the beautiful forest, I thought about what she said; she said that we should walk on as many paths as p...
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Feb 12, 2019 02:59
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Quick Hike on a Weekday 3 With native lang

It was very windy at the summit of the mountain and I had things to do in the afternoon, so I started to go down soon after eating sandwi...
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Feb 9, 2019 03:28
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Quick Hike on a Weekday 2 With native lang

I didn’t expect many people for a weekday hike on the low mountain which is not very popular, but I passed by more than ten people. At th...
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Feb 9, 2019 02:31
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Quick Hike on a Weekday 1 With native lang

Since I fell sick the other day, I have spent time staying home unless I had to go out for work or run some errands. Now that I feel well...
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Feb 8, 2019 20:58
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Repairing the Holes in Gloves With native lang

I was not feeling very well last week, so I stayed home and just rested most of the week. Having nothing special to do, I repaired some g...
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Feb 3, 2019 20:17
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Biology Professor With native lang

The other day I wrote an endangered frog had been recently discovered by researchers. Writing it, I remembered a professor who taught us ...
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Jan 27, 2019 00:40
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Hiking under the Cloudy Sky With native lang

Mt. Asama in Nagano prefecture is well known for its wonderful scenery in winter. When it snows, white snow contrasts against its black m...
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Jan 21, 2019 23:02
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Newly Discovered Frogs With native lang

Today I read an article that three frogs threatened with extinction have been found recently. This kind of frog was abundant before, but ...
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Jan 18, 2019 13:05
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Footprints on Snow With native lang

Yesterday, I found footprints of animals on the snow. They went on a long way. Their form was interesting: there were two oval footprints...
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Jan 15, 2019 14:19
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Winter Hiking With native lang

Today, I went hiking on a mountain covered with snow for the first time in a long time. The mountain is known for a mountain that even be...
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Jan 15, 2019 02:16
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Driving to Lake Yamanakako With native lang

It was sunny today, so I went to Lake Yamanakako, one of the five lakes at the foot of Mt.Fuji. It was sunny, but there were a lot of clo...
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Jan 14, 2019 00:38
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Belated Christmas Lights With native lang

At the end of my going back to my hometown in New Year holidays, there was a pleasant surprise. On my flight back to Haneda, I sat by...
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Jan 12, 2019 16:35
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Childhood Memories 3 With native lang

By the way, I once broke my collarbone when I was playing tag on the grounds of the shrine. At that time I was playing a role of “oni”, w...
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Jan 7, 2019 23:52