The temporal shift of Ainokura village

Apr 25, 2015

The temporal shift of Ainokura village

by Stephen Mansfield

The tour conductor waved her flag furiously as she directed the bus driver into the last remaining slot in the parking lot that serves the village of Shirakawa-go. The jam of large vehicles and private cars was replicated in the droves of visitors streaming ...

Avalanche kills seven climbers in Toyama's Tateyama range

Nov 23, 2013

Avalanche kills seven climbers in Toyama's Tateyama range

Seven climbers were killed by an avalanche on Mount Masago in the Tateyama range, Toyama Prefecture, on Saturday. According to the Toyama Prefectural Police, the fatalities were four men and three women who had gone to the mountain for climbing and skiing. They were ...