Wow! There certainly has been a lot of snow in Sapporo recently. Last week, it snowed almost every day. I was happy because more snow on the mountains makes snowboarding more enjoyable. There’s nothing more exhilerating than carving up the powder after a fresh snowfall. Unfortunately, the snow caused a few public transportation problems. Last Saturday, it took my friend 12 hours to get to Sapporo from Tokyo after his plane couldn’t land at Chitose and had to turn around and go back to Toyko!