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Yuichi Kudoさんのログブック(旅行記)「Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )」

Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )

2016-06-21 - 2016-06-2215 Episodes
Yuichi Kudo
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Yuichi Kudo
  • 30s / male
  • Japan
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Day5, We started from Rusutsu.
We went to Yoichi and enjoy visiting whiskey distillery and fruit picking.
We ate a nice Hokke teisyoku for lunch.
After lunch we enjoyed panorama drive to Shakotan peninsula.

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Day 12016/06/21

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所 Hokkaido, Japan

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

This is Nikka whiskey distillery in Yoichi city.
Yoichi produces rich, peaty and masculine malt.
At this distillery we can visit inside distillery and understand how to produce whiskey and also we can taste Whiskey.

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所 Hokkaido, Japan

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 02

Masataka Taketsuru embarked alone on a long voyage to Scotland in 1998.
In this distant land the secrets of whisky-making would be imparted to this young Japanese man, and here he would meet the woman who would become his bride.
Inside distillery area there is a old house remain where, Masataka and his bride used to live.

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所 Hokkaido, Japan

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 03

The whisky gets its distinct aroma and body from direct heating distillation, in which the pot stills are heated with finely powdered natural coal--the traditional method that is hardly ever used today, even in Scotland.

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所 Hokkaido, Japan

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 04

Masataka Taketsuru was born in the coastal town of Takehara about 60km from Hiroshima City. The Taketsuru family owned a "sake" brewery
Masataka studied diligently and trained at university as a chemist, preparing to carry on the family trade.
However, Scotch whisky captured the young man's imagination, as well as the interest of few other enterprising Japanese of that day. He decided to dedicate his life to whisky.

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所 Hokkaido, Japan

ニッカウヰスキー 余市蒸溜所(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 05

This is a tasting area where you can enjoy whiskey tasting for free.
If you like the taste you can buy at shop connected to this building.

山本観光果樹園 Hokkaido, Japan

山本観光果樹園(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

This is Yamamoto fruit farm in Yoichi, where you can enjoy seasonal fruit picking.
Now is the season for apple prune, and grapes.

山本観光果樹園 Hokkaido, Japan

山本観光果樹園(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 02

Please look at this.
You can enjoy very big grapes.
My guests were exited and absorbed picking and eating fresh fruits.

北海道(日本)|「Hokkaido is a kingdom of fruits picking. 
You can enjoy fruit picking from late June to late Oct. 
You enjoy fresh fruits such as cherry, pea

Hokkaido is a kingdom of fruits picking.
You can enjoy fruit picking from late June to late Oct.
You enjoy fresh fruits such as cherry, peach, pear, strawberry, apples and so on depending on the season.

柿崎商店 海鮮工房 Hokkaido, Japan

柿崎商店 海鮮工房(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

This is today's lunch, Hokke teisyoku, literally set meal of Atka mackerel.
We ate a nice Hokke at Kakizaki-shoten.
My guests really enjoyed.

島武意海岸 Hokkaido, Japan

島武意海岸(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

After lunch we enjoyed Shakotan peninsula panorama drive.
We were ahead to the Cape Kamui.
This is Shimamui sea coast where you can see a great biew of Shakotan blue.

島武意海岸 Hokkaido, Japan

島武意海岸(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん) - 02

Shakotan drive is one of the most popular pastime for people around Sapporo area.
At Shakotan we have a chance to eat fresh seafood "Kaisen-don".
Kaisen-don is rice bowl which many varieties of fresh seafood are topped.
One of my favorite Japanese food.

神威岬 Hokkaido, Japan

神威岬(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

Finally, We arrived at Cape Kamui located in Shakotan.
Shakotan-peninsula is designated as a Niseko-Shakotan-Otaru Kaigan Quasi-National Park.
My guests enjoyed walking seeing great view of sea both side of walking trail.

すすきの (Susukino) Hokkaido, Japan

すすきの (Susukino)(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

We strolled around Susukino area.
This this Norubesa building, one of unique building in Sapporo.
You can enjoy ferris wheels on the top of the building and see a panorama view of Odori and Susukino area.

札幌市 (Sapporo) Hokkaido, Japan

札幌市 (Sapporo)(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

This is a track housing ramen tavern, one of Japanese night custom.
Several years ago, there were many tracks like this and office workers enjoyed drinking looked for this ramen tavern before going back to their homes.
There are few remain nowadays but you can still see in Sapporo.

Day 22016/06/22

新千歳空港 (New Chitose Airport) (CTS/RJCC) Hokkaido, Japan

新千歳空港 (New Chitose Airport) (CTS/RJCC)(北海道, 日本)|Great Hokkaido tour with guests from Malaysia ( Day5 )(Yuichi Kudoさん)

Today is an arrival day of my guests.
They enjoyed shopping at New chitose airport and also enjoyed their final ramen in Hokkaido.
Hokkaido is ramen kingdom.
We have many varieties of ramens.

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