JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Last additions - Yuzawa 湯沢町
View from the top.Apr 02, 2007
Skis left outside as their owners have lunch. It's nice that no one steals your skis.Apr 02, 2007
The line gets very long during the morning, so I usually go later in the day and ski until night when it is much less crowded. I catch the last shinkansen back to Tokyo.Apr 02, 2007
From Tokyo, Gala Yuzawa is the most convenient place to ski. The Joetsu shinkansen can take you there in little over an hour and the train station has the ski gondola. An easy day trip.Apr 02, 2007
It's not a large or long run, but better than nothing.Apr 02, 2007
The quality of the snow is not as good as in Hokkaido, but better than nothing.Apr 02, 2007
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