Delayed at Minami-Chitose

Due to the earthquake last month our next train to Hakodate is running 40 minutes later than ticketed. We could have gone shopping at the outlet stores for longer!

Alex bought hot chicken and chips from a station vending machine. There’s a bakery vending machine as well!

From farms to foliage

Gorgeous scenery along the line to Abashiri. Gentle farmlands followed by clear mountain streams and stunning autumn foliage as we rise into the mountains.