23 Chitose to Nakashibetsu - 25 June 2004

 
  Cruising at 7,500 ft
 
   
 
  Lake Kussharo
 
  Low visibility at Nakashibetsu

A longer flight at higher altitudes: 151 nm at 7,500 ft.

No major kerfuffles. I used instruments, which I then cross-referenced with landmarks from the map.

Majestic flight over mountains, then over the plain to the coast at Kushiro before turning northeast for the last, shorter leg to Nakashibetsu itself.

Some large lakes, Mashuko and Kussharo, to the north.

No ATC at airport to deny VFR landing clearance, but visibility was low so I dialed in the ILS frequency.