Chiba, Japan

Mount Nokogiri
Mount Nokogiri

Saw-tooth mountain, a.k.a. "Hells View"

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Mount Nokogiri
Mount Nokogiri

Saw-tooth mountain, a.k.a. "Hells View"

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Mount Nokogiri
Mount Nokogiri

"Hells View" from the saw-tooth

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Chiba's shoreline
Chiba's shoreline

View of the shoreline while hiking Mount Nokogiri

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Ladybug over Chiba
Ladybug over Chiba

This one speaks for itself

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Mount Nokogiri
Mount Nokogiri

Hiking through the carved rocks that lead to Hyaku-Shaku Kannon

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Daibutsu on Mt. Nokogiri
Daibutsu on Mt. Nokogiri

Daibutsu means "big buddha" and this one is 101 feet, or 31 meters, tall. It's located at the top of Mount Nokogiri

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Hyaku-Shaku Kannon
Hyaku-Shaku Kannon

The Goddess of Mercy carved into the side of Mt. Nokogiri is about 100ft (or about 30 meters) tall. It was carved in remembrance of the fallen soldiers of WWII.

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Hyaku-Shaku Kannon
Hyaku-Shaku Kannon
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Rice Patty
Rice Patty

Came across this rice patty walking along the country roads to get to the tiny Chiba train station. I couldn't help but snap a pic, the area was so serene.

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Mount Nokogiri
Mount Nokogiri

A garden on the hike down from Mt. Nokogiri

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Beautiful Moth
Beautiful Moth

Possibly a species of Luna Moth that I came across while hiking Mt. Nokogiri

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