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We're going on a bear hunt. in Hokkaido, Japan

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Hokkaido is Japan's most northerly main island, an otherworldly volcanic land with eastern Asia's highest concentration of brown bears. One family are on their trail... in a campervan
Looking back, The Revenant was an ill-advised choice of in-flight entertainment. The image of Leo having his guts ripped out by a bear was still on my mind at 3am on our first night camping in the wilds of Hokkaido, when I finally squeezed out of my camper van bunk and tiptoed outside to the loo, twitching like a meerkat at every rustle from the undergrowth.
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