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Bonnet bus revived after 40 years in Ise, Mie Prefecture

A “bonnet bus,” once a popular route bus vehicle in Ise City, Mie Prefecture, was revived for two days on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in about 40 years and ran in the city.   (You can view English subtitles by using youtube’s automatic translation feature.)   The bonnet bus is characterized by […]

Whooper swans fly to Furen Lake and other lakes in Nemuro, Hokkaido

Whooper swans have been arriving at Furen Lake and other areas in Nemuro City, Hokkaido, a well-known stopover for migratory birds, signaling the arrival of winter.     The area around Furen Lake and Onnenuma in Nemuro City, which stretches along the Nemuro Straits, is one of the largest migratory stopover sites for whooper swans […]