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Fudou No Taki Waterfalls in Kawane Hon Cho, Shimada City!

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The other day, in a frigid morning my good friend Mr. Osamu Kurosawa, 黒澤脩さん, A true historian of Shizuoka prefecture took to another site of note in the back country of Shimada City, more precisely to a Waterfalls called “Fudou no Taki/不動の滝” located in a natural park called “Fudo No Taki Waterfalls Natural Park Auto Camp/不動の滝自然広場オートキャンプ場”!
As it was winter, we were interfering with anybody!

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This very camp is in the center of a natural park forest where many bird watchers gather all year round!

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The park is well-equipped and even has a washroom for wheel chair users!

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The City of Shimada looks after the site and is very strict about its cleanliness and safety!

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They are particularly touchy about bush fires!

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The entrance to the way leading to the waterfalls!

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The lane is following a stream among the rocks. In summer it could easily become a torrent!

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On the way there is sight typical of noted waterfalls in Japan. Can you guess?

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Okay, you might not be able to read the Japanese!
It the location of a small Shinto Shrine!

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“Fudou Shinto Shrine”!

Clap your hands twice to wake up the sleepy deity!

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Going back to the mountain trail through the torii/shinto shrine sacred portal!

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Good exercise after the revelries of the night before!

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Stopping on the way for a look at the stream!

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Still in winter as shown by the ice!

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C’mon, guys!

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Icicles!

It was still a few degrees below zero, but this a great place to cool down in Shimada stifling summers!

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The last bridge before the waterfalls!

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Looking back down the stream!

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The Fudou Waterfalls!

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There is not so much water running down in winter, but it can become a wet experience in summer!

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Great possibilities for photographers!

Fudo No Taki Waterfalls Natural Park Auto Camp
428-0304 Shizuoka Prefecture, Shimada City, Kawane Hon Cho, Shimoizumi, 1122
Tel: 0547-56-1600

不動の滝自然広場オートキャンプ場
住所: 〒428-0304 静岡県榛原郡 川根本町下泉 1122
電話:0547-56-1600

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