The bitter cold of Hokkaido is serious business. It makes you feel alive, reminds you that it’s the environment, not you, that’s in control.
Every time I’ve been to Hokkaido it has been via Chitose. I don’t know anything about Chitose except that it has an airport and ninjinya (人参屋). Ninjinya – carrot shop
I began to understand that if I wished to continue chasing adventure, then just repeating the same types of expedition
Photo above: A deer in the wilderness. Kushiro Shitsugen in northeast Hokkaido forces you solitude upon you. Whenever I’m alone
Photo above – Tōro Station (塘路駅) in northeast Hokkaido. Without doubt the coldest train station I’ve had to wait at
A 4 am start on a -10C Hokkaido morning. Driving from Furano back to Chitose Airport I noticed this hut