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Japan Winter Safari

Japan Winter Safari: Blakiston’s Fish Owls!

Ben Reports from the Japan Winter Safari: Luckily for us the roads were open this morning and we were able to reach Rausu by lunchtime … just in time to climb aboard our afternoon charter boat and head out to [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Everything Changed to Ice

Wim’s News from the Japan Winter Safari: I had a chance to download some of the images from yesterday – and a video to show you what it was like at Lake Kussharo … in some places even the warm [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Wildlife Photography from a Wheelchair!!!

Wim Reports from the Japan Winter Safari: Yes! I am in a wheelchair! Or on crutches! … So what happened? … The largest blizzard that we have experienced blew up overnight – and that is saying [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Swans in the Snow

Wim Reports from the Japan Winter Safari: Swans in the Snow: The conditions could not have been more ideal for photography at Lake Kussharo today. We arrived just before dawn, with the warm waters along the edge of [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: From Jigokudani to Kussharo

Ben Reports from the Japan Winter Safari: from Jigokudani to Kussharo via the Tundra Swans En route to Tokyo for our flight to Kushiro we detoured to a lovely wetland area known for many water birds and Tundra [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Exclusivity at Jigokudani Monkey Park

Wim’s Update from the Japan Winter Safari: We really wanted to spend the day perfecting the different lighting skills that we started yesterday – and today absolutely everything was in our favour. When [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Trying Lighting Techniques

Ben’s Update from the Japan Winter Safari: After a delicious traditional breakfast feast, we were on the winding contour path by 08:30, a little surprised that it was extra cold – actually colder than [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: In the Snow with the Macaques

Ben’s News from the Japan Winter Safari: First, a huge thank you to Howard Aron for his fabulous images of the Japanese Macaques taken this afternoon, our first encounter with the macaques for this safari [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Dense Pack-ice on our Farewell Cruise

Ben’s Update from the Japan Winter Safari: We scrambled down to the harbour before dawn where our charter boat waited, ready for our last excursion into the pack-ice to photograph the Steller’s Sea [...]

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Japan Winter Safari: Clear Skies and Blizzards – Perfect for Photography

Wim’s Update from the Japan Winter Safari: Well, another amazing day awaited us as we rise early and breakfasted quickly. The Pack-ice was really thick, but the sun lit up everything with a dazzling whiteness [...]

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