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1944-1945 volcanic activities created this lava dome, 407m in altitude, uplifting a flat wheat field beside Mt. Usu which has regularly erupted with about 30 year intervals. Masao Mimatsu, a local postmaster had logged the growth of the lava dome with precise diagrams which are worldly known as Mimatsu Diagram. He purchased the land where the lava dome emerged to protect it from sulfur mining, thus Mt. Showa-Shinzan that is still smoking is one of few private volcanos in the world.
Lake Toya, a caldera lake is included in Shikotsu-Toya National Park located in southwest Hokkaido, Japan. The graceful four islands in the lake are inhabited. Sika deer that have been brought into by people are living on the largest island, Nakajima. Tourists who are staying in the lakeside hot spring resort, Toyako Onsen could enjoy a day trip to the island. The 2008 G8 Summit was held at a hotel standing at the hilltop looking down the lake.
Australis Cruises has been named #1 cruise line in the Small Ocean Cruises category in Travel + Leisure’s World's Best Awards 2016. This is the first year that this category was added to the coveted World's Best Awards.
It was the first time I visited Bolivia. I live in Chile but a knew it wasen´t too easy to travel to this beautiful country.
I traveled to San Pedro de Atacama to acclimatize 1 night and the next morning I was ready to start this adventure. The entire trip was 6 nights visiting three highland areas of Bolivia from south to north: the south from Hito Cajon to Uyuni, then La Paz and finally to Lake Titicaca.
Hito Cajon is the southern border between Chile and Bolivia. It is 45 minutes from San Pedro de Atacama and 4,500 meters. To this point the local guide told us the following sentence: "Eat before you are hungry, drink before you get thirsty and rest before being tired" (it was my watchword throughout the trip and it worked). We played a completely snowy landscape watching the Licancabur…Continue
With the total area of approx. 230,000 ha, Daisetsu-zan is said a giant roof of Hokkaido and its greatest highlight. The Ainu, the indigenous people of Hokkaido call Daisetsu-zan kamuy mintar meaning the gods’ playground. It may be difficult to find more beautiful things on Earth than those you will encounter in Daisetsu-zan. Lonely Planet’s Hiking in Japan, a hiking guidebook says, “The park dominates Hokkaido’s tourism scene as one of the ‘must see’ places.