Ahh~~~ After like 4 days without internet access, I almost felt like a caveman. Nearly went crazy not having to surf CS for so many days.
Right now posting this from Sapporo, in my hotel lobby. If I know that they dun pan chan and let me check in earlier, I would have stayed at Wakkanai or moved onto other places first instead of sitting here to surf net.
The temperature I'd experienced here is between -8 to 1 degrees celcius (experienced strong winds and flying snow at Soya Cape as well) with my camera (KM 5D) hanging on my neck, walking and shooting whatever catches my eyes. My camera survived without protection and the battery still lasts for approximately 6 to 8hrs on a single charge.
For those who are going for winter trips, thought it might be good for u to know.