Hokkaido park calls this time of year the “green season,” but “rainbow season” would be a lot more accurate.
As Japan’s northernmost prefecture, Hokkaido has the country’s coldest winters. That, of course, means what sort of outdoor activities are feasible depends on the time of year, and so in its visitor guide the Shikisai no Oka park, in the town of Biei, refers to the part of the year when it’s not blanketed in snow as the “green season.”
The “green season” lasts from April to October, but honestly, it’s a bit of a misnomer right now. That’s