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Travel Diary on May 5, 2016

I got up and went to Nakajima Koen station to ride a train for Makomanai on Sapporo Subway Nanboku Line(South-North Line), which is the only subway in Japan whose viaduct is covered with shelter to protect train systems from snowfall.
Sapporo Municipal Subway 5000series in Makomanai station, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan /May 5, 2016
At Makomanai station

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Makomanai station

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Shelter along the line

After arriving at Makomanai, I ate two rice balls for breakfast to kill the time to wait for bus bound for Takino Suzuran Kyuryo Koen(Takino lily hill park).
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On my way to the park, I found graves with statue like Moai

I arrived at the park, but because of its season, I could see no flower.
Takino lily hill park in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan / May 5,2016
One part of the park

I went back to Sapporo and Otaru.
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Limited Express network in Hokkaido

Otaru is the most famous tourist attration of suburban cities around Sapporo. Despite the fact that I'm a rail fan, I didn't know the existence of Temiya Line. The line was abolished in 1985, but its track is still used for tourist spot.
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Otaru station

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Harland David Sanders in costume

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Ironai station, abandoned with Temiya Line

I walked along shopping street connected with Märchen intersection. Along the street, I ate potato with butter, croquette, cheese cake etc.
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The shape of Hokkaido is used as a metaphor of boobs

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Märchen intersection

From Minami-Otaru, I took rapid train to Sapporo.
JR Hokkaido 721seires EMU in Minami-Otaru station, Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan/ May 4, 2016
At Minami-Otaru station

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Cherry blossom was in full bloom at Minami-Otaru

After pickking up my baggage, I completed Sapporo Subway Toho Line and Sapporo streetcar.
Sapporo Municipal Subway 9000series in Fukuzumi station, Hokkaido, Japan /May 5, 2016
Toho Line Train 9000series

Sapporo Municipal Subway 7000series in Fukuzumi station, Hokkaido, Japan /May 5, 2016
Toho Line Train 7000series

Sapporo streetcar near Susukino station, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan /May 5, 2016
Downtown and streetcar

Around midnight, I boarded night bus for Hakodate Yunokawa Onsen.