Asahi-dake: sure there’s a mountain around here somewhere

Hello readers! I’m writing this as my train winds its way around the southern Hokkaido coast on its way from Sapporo to Hakodate, hills to our right and the sea to our left. We just passed the beautiful-looking Sapporo to Ueno (Tokyo) sleeper, a bit of a surprise as I’d been assured it had ceasedContinue reading “Asahi-dake: sure there’s a mountain around here somewhere”