As the winter season approaches Aomori, blankets of snow cover Hakkoda Mountain and the fir trees that are scattered across the area, creating a stunning snowscape. The trees collect thick layers of snow and ice forming odd shapes known as “snow monsters”.
It’s hard to visit a place without having a clear view to yourself these days. The beauty of exploring an overlooked region is it’s just you and the postcard-perfect landscape.
Every season in Tohoku is filled with dramatic backdrops as the region is blessed with breathtaking views everywhere. Far removed from civilisation, but you’re right where you’re supposed to be – surrounded by the beauty of unspoilt nature.