Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Night crossing - Seto Inland Sea

Not much to see in the dark but crossing the sea at night is a moving experience (no pun intended). The sound of the ship's engines combined with the sound of the water makes me realize how fragile life is.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Ebino Plateau

The plateau features a rest stop with an ashi-yu (footbath). A great place to rest, view the plateau and soak your feet when visiting this region.

Rest stop

Buckwheat noodles


Area attractions

Ebino Plateau guide map

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Sulfur springs on Kyushu Island

Often referred to as "hell" the sulfur springs are part of an active volcanic system. Kyushu Island has some of the most active volcano's in Japan.