Hokkaido: Shiretoko Pass / Shiretoko-tōge / 知床峠

Day 6 of our 12-day summer holiday in Hokkaido: We drove from Abashiri to Oshinkoshin Falls / Oshinkoshin-no-taki /オシンコシンの滝 which was about 75km away, 2 hours by car. From there we went on to Rausu Info Centre / Rausu Michi no Eki / 羅臼ビジターセンター (30km, 50mins). Finally we arrived in Shiretoko National Park / Shiretoko-kokuritsukōen / 知床国立公園! Shiretoko…

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12 Days of Summer in Hokkaido

This map summaries the results of the many long nights I spent planning a self-drive family holiday in Hokkaido last summer. This first trip firmly put Hokkaido as one of my favourite destinations and I’d love to return to do more hiking, eat more seafood, soak in the hot springs, and just relax and enjoy the natural…

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