The Tottori Sand Dunes
Tottori is the capital city of Tottori prefecture, the Japanese prefecture with the smallest population. It is best known for it’s sand dunes, the only sand dunes in Japan and the only major tourist attraction in Tottori. The sand dunes are very picturesque, going right up to the edge of the Sea of Japan.
Our first view of the Sand Dunes
A camel, one of four that you can pay to have a short ride on.
The camels aren't native. They're imported from China.
Looking out over his kingdom
We lucked out with some amazing weather
After an exhausting climb, we reached the top and were able to look out at the sea
Some fellow climbers
the oasis below
A small piece of sand that hasn't been walked all over and still shows the effects of the wind