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ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 19

SAYONARA SHIKOKU – KONICHIWA KYUSHU!

We left Shikoku and all its mountains, valleys, temples, shrines, tiny villages and great cities behind today, bound for Kyushu. Most of our day was taken up in transit, with the ferry ride across the Bungo Channel being the highlight of our day. 965 more words

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Beautiful hotel on the Shikoku coast will make you feel like you’ve warped from Japan to Greece

Japan is an island nation. That means that wherever you go, you’re never all that far from good seafood, but also that you can’t get to any other countries without hopping on a plane or ocean liner. 387 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 18

MARVELLOUS MATSUYAMA!

Welcome to Matsuyama blog fans! This great Japanese city has everything you could possibly want as a visitor: an awesome castle, temples galore, lots of shops, good food, and glorious sunny spring weather. 503 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 17

OKU-IYA EXPLORATIONS
Today’s adventures took us further into the Iya Valley – into the Eastern part of the valley, an area known as Oku-Iya. This part of the Iya Valley has no public transport links at all and is even less accessible than Nishi-Iya (i.e. 779 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 16

OPEN AIR ONSENS, 12-COURSE MEALS & RAINY DAYS IN THE IYA VALLEY

It started raining whilst we were tucked in nice and warm, in our futon beds, last night. 617 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 15

EXPLORING JAPAN’S HIDDEN IYA VALLEY

The Iya Valley is what Japanese people call tooi inaka (i.e. the deep countryside); this is rural Japan at its most inaccessible and rustic. 1,028 more words

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN - DAY 14

ALL THE COLOURS & FLAVOURS OF THE HANA HARU FESTIVAL IN TOKUSHIMA!

We celebrated all the abundance and joys of spring today, along with most of Tokushima! 917 more words

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