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Nov 9, 2007 - Mount Aso, live Volcano!

On the way from Kumamoto we stopped at Mount Aso. This is one of 5 mountains of a particular range in Japan and is a live Volcano. This was probably the highlight of the Japan visit. The day was fantastic, great weather and views all the way up to Mount Aso. It is also the most active Volcano in Japan. We arrived at the station just below the summit where the plan was to get the cable car up to the summit. Unfortunately the summit was closed due to poison gas coming from the crater!!! We were a bit disappointed but the views of the crater...

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