The 6th Adventure Travel Symposium, sponsored by the Japan Adventure Tourism Council, will be held in Nagano, Japan, on May 19, 2022. Among the topics to be discussed will be a panel discussion on "Promoting Sustainable Tourism through Adventure Tourism Promotion. W-Asobi, G.K.'s president, Mr. Yasuyuki Kashu, will be one of the panelists and will introduce examples of AT Guide activities in Nagano Prefecture. Click here to see the result report.
The top photo shows katakuris blooming in the headwaters area of the Himekawa River, which flows from Hakuba to the Sea of Japan. The ecology of katakuris flowers is very interesting.