Hinohara / Hinode / Akirono sakura-matsuri poster....
I noticed new signage put up here and there...in response to increasing cyclo-tourism? Unfortunately, the Positivo Espresso sticker at the entrance of Tsuchisaka Toge is gone forever (a new sign was put up there too)
Bridge on Rd. 209 leading to Chichibu Muse Park
Diving into Gunma Prefecture!
Plenty of anti-slip little stones produce a reverse effect when there is no ice...dangerous cornering!