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Oct 14, 2005 - Aso - The World's Largest Volcanic Crater

B: We got up at 0645 to leave Miyajama and head for Kyushu, Japan's southern island. 6 hours, 4 trains and a bus later we arrived at the Youth Hostel in Aso. The town, if you can call it that, is small and only exists for tourist to visit the area of Aso-san as the crater is known round here. We dumped our gear and headed up the mountain on the bus. It took about half an hour to get to the top including a scheduled 10 minute photo break on the way. At the top we caught a cable car to the summit of Mt Nakadake. The cable car was fairly short...

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