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Kamikochi Nature Walk

Kamikochi Nature Walk (Nagano)

Kamikochi Nature Walk (Nagano)

Kamikochi is a beautiful area where I was able to see spectacular views of the Japan Alps. Our lovely guide Teddy was very knowledgeable and friendly. He had an answer for almost any question we threw at him!

Something interesting about this area was the specific species of pine tree here, which changes color in autumn. I had thought that all pines were evergreen!

I also had a try of Teddy's recommendation, a cheese-flavored soft-serve ice cream at the end of the walk. It was surprisingly delicious and creamy!