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Snowboarding at GALA Yuzawa | Cuti-Cuti Jepun and more!

Snowboarding at GALA Yuzawa | Cuti-Cuti Jepun and more!

Alright. We’re going in. There’s no one here. (Put the) board there. I got this ‘Tokyo Wide Pass’. If you want to use a ‘Shinkansen’ with the ‘Tokyo Wide Pass’, I suggest you take the free seatings (non-reserved). There’s no one in the coach, as you can see, I’m happy all alone. So we have …

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SNOW In KYOTO!!! | BIWAKO VALLEY SKI RESORT (びわ湖バレイ) | JAPAN 2018

SNOW In KYOTO!!! | BIWAKO VALLEY SKI RESORT (びわ湖バレイ) | JAPAN 2018

We’ve just spent the whole day in Biwako Valley. Our first snow experience ever! So, we’ve found some foodie! Yaki Imo! Roasted Sweet Potato. Right at the bottom of the foothill. We’ve got a choice of these two. Which one shall we have? Whoa! Look at the size of THAT! It’s called… So, let’s take …

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Japan’s Last “Ama” – The Female Fishers Who Free-Dive For Seafood (HBO)

Japan’s Last “Ama” – The Female Fishers Who Free-Dive For Seafood (HBO)

The Ama, or sea-women, practice a Japanese fishing tradition that dates back at least 5,000 years. With few options to make a living, women learned to dive for abalone, sea cucumber, and other delicacies to sell at the markets. The Ama plunge as deep as 60 feet in freezing water with no oxygen tanks, using …