Japan 2017

Japan 2017

The bulk of this trip was spent driving around Yamanashi and Nagano prefectures, but (as usual) I also spent some time in Tokyo on my way in.

Two days in Tokyo

My Japan 2017 autumn trip started with a couple of days in Tokyo, where I visited some familiar as well as some new sites.

Yamanashi-Nagano road trip

10 days road trip around Yamanashi and Nagano prefectures (with a brief detour to Shizuoka), starting and ending in Kofu. October 18 – 27, 2017.

Shimobe Onsen, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan

Shimobe Onsen and Hayakawa Valley

Lake Suwa, Nagano prefecture, Japan

Lake Suwako

Takashima castle in Suwa, Nagano prefecture

Takashima Castle

Suwa Taisha, Shimosha Akimiya

Suwa Taisha

Manji Stone Buddha

Nezame gorge in Kiso Valley, Japan

Kiso Valley: Ono-no taki, Nezame-no toko, Kiso-no Kakehashi

Kiso Fukushima historic district

Kiso-Fukushima

From Kiso Valley to Shimobe Onsen

Matsumoto

Yatsugatake

Shosenkyo

Takeda Shrine