Hirayu Waterfall (Hirayu Otaki [平湯大滝])

The Hirayu Waterfall was a classic columnar waterfall that was accentuated by the onset of the koyo (Autumn colors) during our visit. An emphatic member of the Japan’s Top 100 Waterfalls from the…

Ryujin Waterfall (Ryujin-no-taki [竜神の滝])

The Ryujin Waterfall was an unexpected waterfalling surprise because we didn’t expect to visit any falls while seeking out one of the outdoor public baths in the Shirahone Onsen area. However…