Mount Aso, the second biggest active vulcano in the world, is a shorter train ride from Kumamoto. The countryside view from the train is amazing and when you step off at the station you can take a deep breath of fresh air. Aso looks like a small alpine village. It’s cute, small and people are very friendly. We booked our stay in the Asobi Gokoro guesthouse (2500 ¥ for a dorm) as the weather was rainy. The streets are beautiful, everything is impecably clean. I’ve noticed that the…