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Senboudai - Hokkaido

Located in Rumoi City in Hokkaido Prefecture, Senboudai  / Senbodai ( 千望台 ) is a prominent hill overlooking the city. Senboudai ( Winter ) Senboudai details Winter Standing at 180 meters above sea level, Senboudai is actually a part of a set of rolling hills in the southern part of Rumoi City. It is one of the best places to view Rumoi City. The road at 6 Chome leading to Senbodai Check out how deep the snow is going up to Senbodai during winter  Aside from the panoramic view of the city, visitors can also see the islands of Teuri and Yagishiri in the north and Mt. Shokanbetsu in the south.  Heartland Cafe was covered with snow when I visited Senbodai  can be visited any time of the day and also in any season but the snow during winter presents a minor challenge to those who plan to visit. Aside from that, there are also some sightings of bears in the area so be extra careful and vigilant when visiting. Can you spot the founder of Rumoi? Igarashi Okutaro On the hill, visitors wil

Hiking Mt. Batolusong

Hey guys, it's time to go on another hiking adventure. This time we're heading to Tanay, Rizal to conquer Mt. Batolusong . Just a recap, the last mountain that we hiked in Rizal were Mt. Cayabu and Mt. Maynuba  in 2019.   Hiking Mt. Batolusong Mt. Batolusong Details Mt. Batolusong is the collective name of the three peaks that hikers need to conquer namely Duhatan Ridge (458 MASL), Mapatag Plateau (663 MASL), and Rangyas Peak (883 MASL). Mt. Batolusong - Tanay, Rizal Mt. Batolusong got its name from the large bato , which means rock in English, that once was visibly seen near the base of Mapatag Plateau and Rangyas Peak. The said rock was shaped like a large mortar used by the locals to unhusk rice which is locally referred to as lusong . Sadly, this rock is now covered with vegetation and is now impossible to see. Early morning drive to Tanay, Rizal Mt. Batolusong Registration Area Mt. Batolusong Registration and Parking Area Tour Guide reminders Groupie with the famil

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