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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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Radiation Dose Chart – putting things in perspective

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