JP 2015 Nov Hokuriku

Kanazawa (金澤)

2nd visit since 2005. Took the new  Hokuriku Shinkansen to Kanazawa from Tokyo. Visited Kenroku-en (兼六園), one of the 3 most famous gardens in Japan.

Shirakawa-go (白川郷)

World Heritage. 2nd visit since 2005, when the village was covered in snow in early December. This time we arrived after peak fall foliage.

Noto Peninsula

visited the western part known as Noto Kongo coastline as day trip before returning to Wakura onsen town for overnight stay.


Kurobe gorge (黒部峡谷)

2nd visit since 2010. This time we reached the innermost Keyakidaira by Torroko train where fall foliage has clearly passed its peak, though there were still some in the Unazuki onsen town.

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