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Here is the proof that, in such a lovely location, even an amateur photographer like yours truly can take a professional-looking "mirror shot" with no effort at all.

This is the fourth and final lake district on this route: Shiretoko Goko, or the five lakes of Shiretoko. Like most of Shiretoko, it's a photographer's dream location: when the skies are clear, there are steep snow-covered mountains rising up behind the lakes in the foreground. On this day, alas, the weather had clouded over, so we had to be content with just the lakes.