8 – 9 February 2014
Last weekend in Japan before I will come back to Thailand for 2 week vacation, Snow Festival 2014 in Sapporo is my destination.
Early morning in Tokyo, snow start falling as heavy snow forecast. Luckily that my flight is still flying on time to Shin-Chitose.
65th. Snow Festival or Yuki Matsuri is very big yearly event and it’s my first time here to see.
First day after arrived Sapporo, I enjoy traveling around 3 places of the festival till late evening. The weather is quite cold here ( -10 degree celsius).
AS usual, there is a contest on snow sculpture which Thailand team resulted in the third place. The name of sculpture is ‘The Kingdom of Thailand’ 😀
After enjoy the matsuri and eating around for the whole afternoon, it’s time to take a rest for tomorrow plan to Otaru. I also have to wait and check my flight back to Tokyo because the effect of heavy snow is widespread in Japan.
Back to Otaru for the second time and this time is full of snow. Food here is still very good especially the sound of orgel. Really love it 😀
Heading back to Shin-Chitose, and my flight is delayed from 9PM to midnight. Finally, I can manage to arrive my place in Tokyo around 4am. Even this trip is quite tough but it’s very good experience to see Snow Festival and Hokkaido still have a lot of places for me to visit.
I really love Hokkaido 😀
2 thoughts on “Sapporo Snow Festival 2014”
I really enjoyed looking through all your pictures from the Snow Festival, thanks for posting them. I was in Sapporo and Otaru back in October but, of course, there was no snow back then so it’s so interesting to see it this time of year. As much as I hate the cold, I really hope I’ll be able to make it to the Snow Festival someday.
Once in life, this festival is worth joining 😀