Oniwaki Village Rishiri Island, Hokkaido

Headed to Oniwaki Area. It stopped raining fortunately.

Getting into the Oniwaki village

Getting into the Oniwaki village

Rishiri Island Folk Museum

Rishiri Island Folk Museum in Oniwaki Village

I arrived at Rishiri Island Folk Museum in Oniwaki village first.This historical building used to be a village office. And then moved to the beautiful pond called “Otatomari Pond” (Numaura Marshland).

Souvenir shop and parking lot at Otatomari Pond

Souvenir shop and parking lot at Otatomari Pond

Otatomari Pond of Numaura Mashland

Otatomari Pond of Numaura Mashland

This is the biggest pond in Rishiri island.

Otatomari Pond

Otatomari Pond

Restaurants house at Otatomari Pond, Rishiri-fuji Town

Restaurants house at Otatomari Pond, Rishiri-fuji Town

Flora of this area.

Flora of this area.

Pristine wilderness is still left in this area.

Birds from this area.

Birds from this area.

Enjoyed the walking trail around the pond as listening to the wild birds singing.

Wild flowers from the Otatomari Pond (Numaura Marshland)

Wild flowers from the Otatomari Pond (Numaura Marshland)

Then, I headed for Minamihama Marshland (South Beach Marshland).

Scenery, on the way to South Beach Marshland from Otatomari Marshland.

Scenery, on the way to South Beach Marshland from Otatomari Marshland.

Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

Mt.Rishiri and a small pond of Mina-miura Marshland

Mt.Rishiri and a small pond of Minami-hama Marshland

Arrived at Minami-hama Marshland, I was strollng along the wooden path.

Wooden path of the Marshland

Wooden path of the Marshland

Flor of the Marshland

Flor of the Marshland

It was cloudy, but the scenery is beautiful and I took a lots of photos of rare plants.

Wooden path of the Marshland

Wooden path of the Marshland

Flor of the Marshland

Flor of the Marshland

The Minami-hama Marshland has been regarded as a valuable moors for vegetation analysis. White arum and other aquatic vegetation are found at the marshland.

Quiet pond and wooden path of the Marshland

Quiet pond and wooden path of the Marshland

Flowers on the water of the Marshland

Flowers on the water of the Marshland

Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

Rare flowers from Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

Rare flowers from Minami-hama Marshland (South Beach Marshland)

I left Minami-hama Marshland for the final destination Kutugata Area.

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