Snow in Matsumoto Castle, Nagano, Japan - Northern part of Japan's North Island - the Winter Olympics in Japan were held here. - the Castle is historic dates back to Feudal Japan, the Shoguns (Lords) of the Matsumoto Family.
japan 2009 Tori Gate in Hakone, Kanagawa, Japan. When I was in Hakone it was shrouded in fog like this in the evening and morning. You couldn't see the water at all, then suddenly it would part and you could see the lake. Really gorgeous.