Tohoku region (North eastern region)

  • Miyagi #Day4 Okama

    Today is our last day of our trip to Miyagi prefecture. We stayed at Zao area last night, so it takes only about one hour to Okama by motorbike. Ok...
  • Miyagi #Day3-2 Matsushima

    After Shiogama shrine, we go to Matsushima, one of the three best scenic places in Japan. By the way Matsuhima is famous for its Gyutan or beef ton...
  • Miyagi #Day3-1 Shiogama shrine

    I found that there is a shrine called Shiogama shrine near Matsushima, our destination today. We'll go to the shrine first. It's raining too today....
  • Miyagi #Day2-2 Oshika peninsula

    Kesennuma city is famous for its seafood. I love it so much too. I'll look for seafood bowl for lunch then. Kesennuma city has a app that provides ...
  • Miyagi #Day2-1 The Great East Japan Earthquake memorial museum

    There is a small hill on the other side of the hotel we stay where the sidewalk with red colored fence is around it. As I can't help noticing I dro...
  • Miyagi #Day1-2 Katanuma

    After we have lunch at a rest house in Naruko gorge, we go to a caldera called Katanuma. It's not far from here. As we're getting close to it we ca...
  • Miyagi #Day1-1 Naruko gorge

    The Great East Japan Earthquake happened in 2011. Miyagi prefecture is one of the prefectures that was damaged a lot by it. So there were many disa...
  • Aomori #Day5-2 Sannai maruyama remains

    It's around 11:00 a.m. when leaving Tachineputa museum. We still have time to our bullet train, so we go to Sannai maruyama remains. It's close to ...
  • Aomori #Day5-1 Tachineputa museum

    Today's our last day. The bullet train we ride leaves around 3:00 p.m. from Shin-Aomori train station. We wake up earlier in the morning to spend a...
  • Aomori #Day4-4 Around Mt.Iwaki

    When we finish walking around Takayamainari shrine, it is around 3:00 p.m. and we still have time for check-in time. Then we decide to go Mt.Iwaki....
  • Aomori #Day4-3 Takayamainari shrine

    Then we go to Seikan tunnel square that my husband was eager to visit. You can see bullet trains running through the tunnel there. However we didn'...
  • Aomori #Day4-2 Tappi cape and route 339

    We were going to Tappi cape after the event, but we get to a port by mistake.However after walking around here it finds out that here is one of the...