Hokkaido Trip 2020 - Day 3: the North
500 kilometers around the northern cape.
Hard to believe that this is Japan. Almost no cars, no people. A shot of the coastline along the northwestern shore, Teshio District:
Cape Sōya (宗谷岬) in Wakkanai is the northernmost point of Hokkaido. Many monuments along the cape:
This is the memorial of the USS Wahoo, a US submarine sunk in 1943.
43 kilometers to Sakhalin.
The northernmost point of Japan.
This is the Akebono Memorial commemorating Hokkaido's dairy farms and milk production.
And a short stop at the limestone caves of Nakatonbetsu (中頓別鍾乳洞):