Friday, April 1, 2011

Kakaji Town

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Kakaji town is a collection of fishing villages on the north coast of the Kunisaki Peninsular in northern Kyushu.

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We stayed in one of the villages, Otakajima, when we visited Kunisaki last year.

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The ryokan was excellent quality, but cheap, probably because it is off the main road. Actually the village was in a hidden cove that could only be reached by a narrow mountain road.

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The little island, Horseback Island, had a small shrine that could be reached at low tide.

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The village ( actually small hamlet would be more accurate) was of course well protected by concrete.

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This is not the ryokan!

1 comment:

  1. Wow, I have just stumbled upon your blog now and the post is about Kakaji! I live in Kunimi, the next town over. Your pictures make everything like so beautiful - which it is but it loses it's beautifulness after living here for 12 years :)

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