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Snowboarding in Niseko’s Deep Powder Snow, Japan

Posted on April 19th, by Peter Parkorr in Japan, Picture Perfect. 2 comments
A quick photo for you today from a winter well spent in deep snowy Japan. That’s right! You can snowboard in Japan, and I had a whole ski season of fun in snowboarder’s Mecca and powder heaven Niseko, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido. Powder hounds from all over the world come here to experience the very unique style of snowboarding in Niseko.…

Haunting figures from Japan; Shinto shrine Animal Guardians

Posted on November 1st, by Peter Parkorr in Japan, Picture Perfect. No Comments
Japan is a modern country, with high standards of living that rival (and often better) any of the most prominent developed nations. But unlike some of their peers, Japan is positively bursting at the seams with cultural heritage. It’s not as plain in busy Tokyo as in other cities, partly because the majority of the capital was levelled by Allied Forces during World War 2.…