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Japan in Green Season

Discussion in 'Japan' started by Lucky Pete, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. shabu_shabu

    shabu_shabu One of Us

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    Time for a very old internet funny.
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  2. Ramenman

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    In Japanese mountains, Japanese wild boars can be real threat than bears in that we encounter wild boars a lot more frequently than bears. Adult male boars's weight is 80kg - 190kg and they can run at 50km/h. So, they are heavier and faster than Usain Bolt. They usually try to keep away from us(They are scared of us), but when they suddenly encounter us and get panicked, they sometimes run at us. You don't see wild boars much in snowy mountains, though(because of their short legs, they can't survive in very snowy places, I think). You'll see many signs like this on Japanese mountains.
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  3. telenomore

    telenomore One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Green season not long to go. Harvesting in full force here in central Hokkaido and this morning had a beautiful crisp late summer feel. Expect to see touches of autumn colors in the next few weeks around the Asahi Dake/Sounkyo areas. My morning ride pic of Kami Furano with the Tokachi Mts in the background, you can just see the volcano straight down the road and up to Mt. Tokachi (2077m) itself.
     
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  4. Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Still very much summer in central Japan....
     
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  5. LMB

    LMB Old but definitely not Crusty! Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hmmm...
    Hokkaido in 6 weeks then Tokyo in 7.
    What to pack?
    I guess it’ll be a decision made closer to the date. Can’t wait to see some autumnal colours though. Very cool.
     
  6. Sandy

    Sandy Dark Sith Lord of the Pool Room Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Hokkaido will have autumn leaves, but not Tokyo!
     
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