Friday, February 11, 2011

Very Steep Snow Corridor

I'm still in Boston, coming home day, bone-tired. I'm still purloining from 'Dark Roasted Coffee' to amuse you..

Here is the famous Snow Road on near the center of Honshu, Japan's largest island. Nestled in the mountains of Toyama Prefecture, the "Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route" is a snow corridor with walls as high as 56 meet!

Another view: "yuki-no-ootani" or "gorge of snow"

And here's a map:

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