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Takachiho Gorge

Beautiful! This article definitely made me want to go!

Hiking Mt. Karakuni

Very glad to help. I've been to the area a couple of times now and would easily go again.

Mt. Io in Kirishima

So beautiful!

Fudo Pond

This is one of the premiere hiking areas in Kyushu. Beautiful territory! Thank you for the comments.