Walking around Shosenkyo Gorge in Yamanashi

Shosenkyo Gorge is in a beautiful national park in Kofu City of Yamanashi prefecture.  There is a four-kilometer trail.  This time, instead of enjoy a long hiking, I just visited Sengataki Waterfall which is one of the popular spots along the trail and walked a little bit around the area.  

Visiting Summer Flower Markets

I have been quite occupied lately and it’s already in the middle of summer.  This year’s heat wave is terrible all over Japan and it is definately not the season for cycling unfortunately.  Even walking needs precaution – you should always, always bring a bottle of water.  Anyway, some plants enjoy this hot weather and…