We're now in our second prefecture: Shizuoka Prefecture. Shizuoka Prefecture has been nicknamed as Strawberry Kingdom because of the numerous strawberry farms here. Hamamatsu Fruit Park Tokinosumika Directions to the carpark: 〒431-2102 静岡県浜松市北区都田町 Tel: 053-428-5211 Free parking. http://www.tokinosumika.com/hamamatsufp/ Arrived: 11am (as per our booking) I’ll be talking about strawberries because that was what drew us here in the first place. When it is strawberry season, you
Today, we planned to spend as much time as our itinerary would allow us in Shiretoko. Afterall, it has been a long drive all the way here. Breakfast at Shiretoko Noble Hotel (scroll to the bottom) is typical Japanese. The spread was generous with their Arabiki sausages, mentaiko and grilled fish. Just the kind of meal I need in preparation for our 3 hour hike in the Shiretoko National Park later. Shiretoko Five Lakes 知床五湖 If you’re using the In-car Navigation system: Shiretok
Today, we're in for a long drive. Estimated driving time - almost 5 hours. Don't forget to fill up your music playlist, and let's get going!
We left at 8am to kick off this day. Bihoro Pass 美幌峠 〒092-0022 北海道網走郡美幌町字字古梅 Free parking Cafe/Restaurant and public bathroom in a nearby building. Arrived: 10:30am. That was a really long drive from Sounkyo to Bihoro pass! Thank goodness my old iPod still works, entertaining us with tunes from the decades ago. The bird’s eye view of La