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Omatsuri is actually a place name. The small settlement has a lodge and restaurant.
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Omatsuri bus stop for Okutama.
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Omatsuri bus stop for Taba.
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On the side of the road near the bus stop, there is a trail going down to Tama River.
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A suspension bridge over the river.
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Tama River as seen from the bridge.
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Tama River
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Tama River, very quiet and peaceful.
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Crystal clear water of Tama River
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Crystal clear water of Tama River with fall leaves.
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These photos were taken in Feb. Probably scenic in fall.
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Mountain with a patch of green.
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Bus stop. Notice the monkey crossing the road.
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There were many hikers on the bus, and I wondered where they were going, so I followed them.
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Numerous monkey poop along the road.
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Pretty scenic area.
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The area is part of the Chichibu-Tama National Park.
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Trail to Mt. Kumotori, Tokyo's tallest mountain. That's where the hikers were headed.
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Trail to Mt. Kumotori
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Tama River
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By coincidence, I found this man-made waterfall.
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Waterfall
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