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    The snowy world of Satoyama.
    (woodlands close to a populated area)
    &
    The rolling Sea of Japan.

【MOVIE】The best part of the snow country!
The snowy world of Satoyama.
(woodlands close to a populated area)
&
The rolling Sea of Japan.

2019.12.21

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Satoyama’s snowscape is a bit different.

Izumi in Maki Ward, Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture

Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture is a thriving area for the cultivation of rice.
The refreshing green colors of early summer and the golden countryside of autumn are worth seeing, but the whole landscape changes during winter.
Just take another step further from the plains into snowy Satoyama and you will find a silvery world.
Here, an abundance of new discoveries can be made.

A panoramic view of the silver-grey waves

Arimagawa, Joetsu City, Niigata Prefecture

The Sea of Japan is another wintery landscape of the snow country.
Wind blowing endlessly over the surging rough seas is typical of the Sea of Japan. The fascinating and powerful winter aspect of the Sea of Japan is something to be seen.

 

 

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