This house in Ishinomaki was destroyed by the tsunami in March 2011.

Ishinomaki Tsunami 2011 Devastation

In order to access Tashirojima (Cat Island) you have to take a ferry from Ishinomaki … and that’s how (...)

Sep 17th

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Tashirojima - Cat Island: One of the cat-shaped buildings of Manga Island

Tashirojima – Cat Island

After leaving Yamagata Prefecture I headed to Miyagi Prefecture. Together with Fukushima this is the only prefecture that I (...)

Sep 14th

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Cherry blossoms in Kakunodate, Akita Prefecture in early May

Spring in Japan: My trips in 2012

Spring in Japan is one of my favorite times to travel! I just came back from a 9 days (...)

May 14th

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