In a land of snow and enchanted forests the sound of silence rises from the dampened white landscape. Where steaming onsens fill the air with moisture’s fog and the abundance of fresh spring waters flow under the island. A magical place called Hokkaido where the snowboarding is pretty big. Now I know.

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51 responses to “Powder Land”

  1. taylorsusan Avatar

    Beautiful photographs!!

    1. imnovemberman7 Avatar

      amazing experience….nice pictures…..

  2. Annie Avatar

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  3. imnovemberman7 Avatar

    Itz great………nice pictures……Good work

  4. darkgingerbread Avatar

    I love this photograph! Reminds me of scenes from the recent ITV documentary on Japan with Joanna Lumley, where she started are pan-Japanese trip in snowy Hokkaido.
    Japan is my number 0ne fantasy destination. I would love to visit that enchanting incredible land. I’ve been fascinated with medieval Japanese culture from young adulthood. Any chance I get to watch documentaries or read articles on Japan I take. My favourite beers are Japanese – Kirin, Sapporo and Asahi and my favourite cuisine is Japanese.
    I hope one day I can afford to travel in the land of my imagination.

  5. Evelina Meyrovich Avatar

    The pictures are simply amazing! ❤

  6. Erin Bast Avatar
    Erin Bast

    Awesome blog and great photos!

  7. inkdream1994 Avatar

    A treat to the eyes! Enjoyed it!

  8. mummypowerblog Avatar

    You too such stunning photos,I can’t get over some of them like the golden sky scenery…can you believe how beautiful God made this world??i would have loved to see niseko, Japan with my own eyes..it’s simply beautiful

  9. fitartbunny Avatar
    fitartbunny

    My kind of winter wonderland😍😍

    https://fitartbunny.wordpress.com

  10. adventuresofnimblog Avatar
    adventuresofnimblog

    Your photographs are incredible!! Really inspirational

  11. inkudarshu Avatar

    Oh gaud! I so wasn’t to be there

  12. inkudarshu Avatar

    Oh gaud! I so want to be there!

  13. taruji333 Avatar
    taruji333

    its beautiful sirji

  14. writegill Avatar

    Silent tranquility in beautiful captivity.

  15. Daniel McNamara Avatar

    Awesome photos, hoping to go to Japan next year. What time of year was this and what was infrastructure for getting to slopes etc. like? Look forward to hearing from you.
    Daniel
    http://www.longstoriesshot.com

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Hi there! We went mid January to mid Feb. Plenty of places to stay in Niseko and there’s a bus but it’s really nice to have a car as well. Renting one is pretty easy. If you stay right in Niseko you don’t need a car and can get shuttles to the other resorts but it’s nice to be able to drive to others further away…and of course to go hiking/skinning in the backcountry.

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  17. ravingrabbit012 Avatar

    Love the photographs you they are so beautiful,so real. You really know how capture nature. Beautiful.

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Glad you enjoyed them! Thank you!! 🙂

      1. ravingrabbit012 Avatar

        I’d love see more of them,they are so amazing

  18. Washi no Hashi Avatar

    Great gallery. I do not know what to say. Wow!

  19. ShmaltzandMenudo Avatar

    You have so many breathtaking photographs. What beautiful locations (and people)!

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Why thank you! 🙂

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  21. LadyRedot Avatar
    LadyRedot

    I have gone through a few of your posts and I find that your blog is interesting and well written. Just have to leave a comment to let you know. Have a wonderful new week!! Cheers!

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Why Thank you! 🙂

      1. LadyRedot Avatar
        LadyRedot

        You’re most welcome, Emily! I hope you will pop by LadyRedot.com to say hi when you have the time 🙂

  22. moviemeal Avatar

    Love your blog and really great photos. I just started a movie blog myself for university and would really appreciate if you could give me a view thanks!
    https://moviemeal.wordpress.com/

  23. abhijeetbharadwaj Avatar

    Indeed an excellent piece of work! The feel was to let your eyes prevent from blinking while going through the presentation. The captured photographs silently speaks, without uttering a single word, “Beautiful”!
    Keep up the good work 🙂

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Thank you for the kind words 🙂

  24. prempiyushblog Avatar

    Nice..keep writing and sharing.. all the best.

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  26. venturewild Avatar

    Love your blog, love the photos! We’ve been thinking a lot about 2017 and all the places we want to check off the list… looks like we’re going to need to add Japan! lol. Thanks for sharing-feeling inspired!

    Katie & DJ
    http://www.venturewild.net

    1. EMILY POLAR Avatar

      Haha! Thanks for the note 🙂 Have great travels and adventures next year!!

  27. Jane Lurie Avatar

    Wonderful storytelling through your gorgeous images, Emily. Excellent!

  28. Chukwu Innocent Avatar

    Wao, thanks for sharing

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