J-NATURE

Japan’s Natural Beauty: Walking Over Frozen Lake Akan & Visiting an Ainu Village (Hokkaido, Japan)

Aired: Dec. 24, 2020

There are currently 34 national parks throughout Japan. In this segment, we follow Janni Olsson and nature guides as they visit Akan-Mashu National Park in northern Japan and encounter natural phenomena that occur only during wintertime while exploring the culture of the indigenous Ainu peoples.

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Reporter Janni Olsson visiting Lake Akan Ainu Village
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Janni with a nature guide on a walking tour over frozen Lake Akan
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Frost Flower
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Janni with locals in Lake Akan Ainu Village

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