Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Southern Coast of Osaki Shimojima Island


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On my second day of walking along the Akinada Islands I was on the southern coast of Osaki Shimojima heading towards Mitarai.

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The road around the northern coast looked on the map to be busier, plus the view would be towards the mainland.

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Here on the southern coast there was no traffic and the views were out into the Inland Sea and across to Shikoku.

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This part of the island is known as a breeding ground for a species of migratory cormorant. Othere than one small village there is nothing else along the coast except citrus orchards clinging precariously to the steep slopes.

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