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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Under The Weather


Sainoko Lake (西ノ湖) is about 2 km away from the west side of Chuzenji Lake (中禅寺湖). These two lakes are said to have been one big lake once upon a time. Due to volcanic activity Sainoko Lake was sequestered from the big portion of the lake (= Chuzenji). Since Sainoko Lake is only accessible by a low emission bus, only the really enthusiastic trekkers are there. It's a quiet and cozy place. I can recommend you to go there if you have a chance to visit Nikko.

Since this lake is so shallow, its shores are under a strong influence of weather. When I visited there, we haven't had rain in over 10 days and look. The water is receding!!!

This is a Thursday Challenge entry. The theme is "Weather"

7 comments:

  1. OMG! its so beautiful.http://pratibhameanstalent.blogspot.com/2010/11/blog-post.html

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  2. very dramatic shot!!! very impressive!

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  3. It looks almost like a snowy landscape :)
    http://fotochip.blogspot.com/2010/11/vader-var-som-helst.html

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  4. What a beautiful and dramatic photo! I love it :) All the best from Anette in Norway :)

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  5. I agree with Anette ! it's dramatic and still beautiful.

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  6. I love the title of this post. I had a college professor who always told us to never lie. For instance, if we didn't feel like coming to class because it was a good day to go to the beach, then we should tell him that we're "under the weather." It implies that we're sick but it's not lying.

    I really like this picture, by the way. It reminds me of some places I used to hike when I was living in San Diego. Ah, nostalgia!

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