Hokkaido is Japan largest prefecture and is just a 1.5hr flight from Haneda airport. Consist of Japan entire northern island; Hokkaido is one of the most beautiful places to spend your winter holidays. For those who think that winter is cold and bitter, a visit to Hokkaido will change that perception. There are so many places to visit, so many things to eat and so many activities for everyone.
Animals’ lovers, stop by the fox farm and get up close to fantastic Mr Fox. Also, visit the crane centre to watch the exotic red-crowned cranes dancing elegantly in the snow. Another popular activity is to hop on the ice breaker cruise to ride through the drift ice off the sea of Okhotsk. The best time for this excursion is usually in mid February.
written by lomopop on 2010-09-17 #places #location #travel-destination #winter-hokkaido-japan-festival-odori-sapporo-tower-fox-farm-ice-breaker-cruise-ship-snow-swan-snowman-lake-sea-red-crowned-cranes-waterfall