JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Some tourist shops at Shiraito Falls.
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Map of Shiraito Falls area.
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First you see Otodome Falls, big and impressive.
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Otodome Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka
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Shiraito Falls
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Shiraito Falls has some steps to go down, then a bridge over the river.
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Shiraito Falls
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Shiraito Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka
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Shiraito Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka.
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Shiraito Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka.
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Shiraito Falls in Fujinomiya, Shizuoka. "Shiraito" means "white threads" in Japanese. It refers to the numerous slivers of water falling. This is one of Japan's most famous waterfalls also part of the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park
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The water flows from Mt. Fuji's runoff between layers of rock. So the water is flowing through the rock layers. Interesting phenomenon.
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Inside the tourist info center at Shiraito Falls.
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Bus schedule back to Fujinomiya Station from Shiraito Falls.
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Roadside stream
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Getting nearer to Yoro-no-taki Falls. It's a good uphill hike which will tire you. But it's not too long.
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Yoronotaki Falls is one of Japan's 100 Famous Waterfalls and 100 Famous Water Springs.
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You'll be frustrated to see a few more stone steps that you need to clumb to get closer to the falls.
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The famous Yoro Falls in Gifu.
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養老の滝
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Yoro-no-taki Falls is 32 meters high and 4 meters wide. Swimming under the falls is not allowed. This is the closest you can get.
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Yoro-no-taki Falls in spring
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About Yoro Falls (in English).
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Small shrine next to the falls.
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