Most of the boats on this lake are small rental row boats, but occasionally you will see a motor boat.
An abandoned house on the way to the trailhead.
These cormorants congregate in a certain place about halfway along the trail. Some days they are away, but this time we were lucky to see a few of them.
A fisherman at the Fukara aqueduct.
A multiple exposure of Lake Ashi
This is our ship coming into port.
These are all rental row boats.
Morning mist on spider webs.
Long exposure take from one of the beaches. 25 seconds taken using my light gorilla pod, which isn't very stable.
It was getting dark as we approached the campground parking lot. These buildings are communal meeting rooms at the campgrounds.
The view from the ship.
Securing the boat before passengers alight.
The morning light was very pretty, filtering through the trees.
This is the end of the trail. You can see the steam rising from Owakudani.
There are 3 pirate ships in this fleet - a black one, a red one, and a green one. We are on the black one, and the green one and red one are silhouetted in the distance.
Leaves on top of a wall on our way to the trailhead
The view from the trail, about 1 mile in.
ME 3 Three exposures, done in camera.
The lake viewed from the campground.
After we passed, and the sun is at our back, you can see the red and green ships more clearly. There is also another white tour boat run by another company.
rental pedal boats and a small motor boat used for towing the pedal boats from one dock to another. You can rent the pedal boats and use them for transport to another port on the lake. Then the boats need to be towed back.
The red pirate ship seen from the trail across the lake.
Seishi and Kurozaki San in front of the apartment. It was taken from our living room window.