Maple Corridor, Lake Kawaguchi

A news crew documents the first day of Maple Corridor Illumination. Summer took long this year so the leaves have still been getting enough sunshine and chlorophyll, staying green and delaying autumn. It is when the weather gets too cold, hours of sun are shorter, and the leaves are deprived of chlorophyll that they turn…

Kawaguchiko Music Forest

A musical theme park, Kawaguchiko Music Forest is situated right by picture-perfect Lake Kawaguchi. With the right weather conditions, you could get a view of Mt. Fuji as well. This is a lovely setting to take in the spectacular environs of Yamanashi Prefecture. There is a museum and event hall to complement the gardens. Catch live…