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Aioi to Kokura via Shikoku

I awoke early in my hotel in Aioi and after a very basic complimentary breakfast, headed across the road to the Shinkansen station. Today I was planning to spend some time on the island of Shikoku, so I caught an Hikari Shinkansen for the 16 minute trip to Okayama. 2,179 more words

Railways

HAMMER TIME

NOVEMBER 2007

#68 – ISHIZUCHI-SAN

The Stone Hammer, Ishizuchi-san, highest peak in western Japan, slices the Shikoku skies from the north west to the south east with a summit more reminiscent of an axe blade than a hammer head. 731 more words

Japan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity (at Shikoku)

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Common elements in my posts consist of trees, water, reflection, a sense of tranquility.

All these contribute to serenity – leading to inner peace. 20 more words

Travel

Japan 2015: Pretty Much the Best Thing Ever

I’m back in the US after a glorious two weeks in Japan. I spent most of it with my lady friend in Kagawa Prefecture on the island of Shikoku, which is down toward the southwestern end of Japan. 420 more words

Folklore

WET BLANKET

NOVEMBER 2007

#67 – TSURUGI-SAN

“What is this dark world I find myself in, replete with its gloom and dilapidation? Who are these people, stooped and hunkered, wandering its dimly lit streets?” Impressions from first night on the island of Shikoku were entangled in my own malignant disposition. 692 more words

Photography

Teddy Bear Tours and Yuru-kyara Guides

A friend recently posted an article from the Japan Times about a travel company on the island of Shikoku that does guided tours for stuffed animals. 460 more words

Pilgrimage

Dogo Onsen

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

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Japan
(日本)
(Nippon)

How to get there:

You can enter Japan by plane or boat. Though, the number of boats going to Japan from other countries has gone down significantly. 2,395 more words

Japan