Suicide forest of Japan - Aokigahara forest

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Suicide forest of Japan - Aokigahara forest

Postby GPSGuided » Tue 10 Sep, 2013 11:06 pm

Aokigahara forest, located in the foot hills of Mt Fuji. Known for being the second most popular suicide location in the world.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FDSdg09df8

Wiki entry.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aokigahara
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Re: Suicide forest of Japan - Aokigahara forest

Postby michael_p » Tue 10 Sep, 2013 11:47 pm

I've watched that video. So sad that a beautiful location like that is where people go to commit suicide.

One the other side of the coin Vice do good documentaries. I have watched several docos by them.
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Re: Suicide forest of Japan - Aokigahara forest

Postby GPSGuided » Tue 10 Sep, 2013 11:57 pm

Have not heard of Vice before and don't know if I've watched any of their other productions. Yes, it's an interesting forest with lots of usable camping areas. Unfortunately as seen in the video and described in the Wiki entry, it's been somewhat trashed by human presence in the more accessible areas.
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