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Big earthquake in Kumamoto

We had a shaky night, but we’re all safe. A bit of damage near Kumamoto, we might see some road cracks on our coming May Highlights trips, if they have not already been fixed by then… Also wondering until when we … Continue reading

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Shimanami Kaido video

We received a nice video from Jacob: Hey! I am Jacob Laukaitis, a 21 year old digital nomad, who’s already been to more than 30 countries in the last 2 years. I enjoy capturing moments from my travels and share … Continue reading

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The Black Glass of Satsuma: Satsuma Vidro

Interesting interview with Tsutomu Deshimaru about his work as a kiriko glasscutter. Our marketing people said, “Kagoshima is home to so many things with “black” in the name – vinegar, sugar, pork, salt, beef, and more. If you want to … Continue reading

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LoJ blogs keep popping up

Irishman HUGO FITZPATRICK likes riding on the left side of the road. DON’T HURRY THE JOURNEY Exploring the Land of the Rising Sun by bicycle Great web design and pictures.

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JETs see cranes

Last Saturday 14 JETs (participants in the Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme) visited Izumi to admire the thousands of cranes that have yet again arrived from their cold homes in Siberia. They picked a splendid sunny day in between rain showers … Continue reading

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Another Length of Japan blog

Will’s fascinating blog adds a lot of colour and texture to his Length of Japan tour.

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Epic Length of Japan tour

The Worman Family just finished their epic Length of Japan tour on two bikes and a tandem. After stripping the tandems freewheel, they purloined an old MTB back wheel to limp 100 km into Kumamoto where they honestly purchased a … Continue reading

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Do you want to park your bike in Japan ?

Here is the map > http://www.chu-rin.jp/map

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ONSEN HOT SPRINGS IN NORTHERN SATSUMA

Always nice to read a new & knowledgeable voice on Izumi and Northern Satsuma. http://goldiegibbs.com/2014/10/06/onsen-series-one/

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Map with 3115 camp sites in Japan

https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/viewer?oe=UTF8&ie=UTF8&msa=0&mid=znOcREkZ2_2c.k4MRexc7_5EE

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