As I wrote in the last post, I climbed Mount Kimpo in June. In fact, I also went to a river last month. My daughter wanted to go somewhere richly endowed with nature. So we decided to go to Kikuchi Keikoku where it takes one hour drive from my house.
Kikuchi Keikoku is located close to Mount Aso area in Kumamoto, Japan. There is rich nature there. You can enjoy forest bathing, which means spending some time in a forest for the health benefits such as relaxation. It is famous for a good spot to play with water in summer. You can walk in the shallow stream. In fall, many people come to see the autumn foliage.
The water is very cold and clear. There are several springs, which create the stream.
I think these pictures can’t convey the atmosphere to you enough without the sound of the stream. I should have brought a video camera. Instead, I link a YouTube video.