Saturday, March 10, 2007

Trip to Okutama valley

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Okutama valley is located not far from Tokyo, but forests and mountains makes this place special. Wilderness of nature - there are fast mountain rivers, high cliffs, thick forest etc. Good place for day hike near Tokyo.

Winter forest in Japan
Scene from movie: History and nature in Okutama valley

Okutama vally canyon
Image: River is down below in canyon. Evening sunshine could not reach it.

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I started from Kori station, which can be reached from Shinjuku station in Tokyo first to Tachikawa, then to Ome and getting off at Kori. About 1h and 40 min to travel.

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