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Did not go because the train was closed as well as the cable car to the top. Did not know about the closure until we got to the train station where we supposed to change to another train to Mt Aso. The tourist information staff...More
Wonderful experience as we stand looking down into the crater of a live volcano. There is a rope way that will bring you to the top of the volcano. The smell of sulfur is suffocating though when we were at the top of the volcano....More
always wanted to see this one Coudnt go on cable car as had erupted just before we arrived ,but, it was still great to see, got as near as possible, the drive to it was amazing ,scenery orgasmic ,must have taken 100 photos en-route. The...More
Nice drive to here from Takachiho, somewhat reminiscent of Swiss countryside with cows too.
View of billowing smoke from the volcano mouth is cool, but very bummed that we weren't able to go all the way to the crater as this is what all the...More
I never thought I could go so close to an active volcano. You can see the fumes and smell it in the air. The core area is cordoned off as it is too dangerous to go there. It was indeed an experience of lifetime.
I have never imagine that I can reach the caldera of an active volcano very easily just by frequent cable car. (But the bus from JR Aso to the cable car station is not that sequent though). There was a lot of sulphur smell on...More