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Aug 21, 2013 - Aso-San

After another good breakfast we left the Dormy Inn in our rented Honda Stream for a drive to Mt Aso. Once we left the city behind the scenery was beautiful with green clad mountains and rice fields. One of the largest volcanic calderas in the world at 25km across and 100km circumference, Aso is a fertile region and very picturesque. The centre peak Mt Nakadake is still active and can be reached by car or ropeway to the top station where a short walk takes you to the viewing area around the active crater. The normally turquoise blue lake...

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