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Iwate’s Sanriku Coast

A Vision of Beauty //By Kristina Tan// One of Iwate’s claim-to-fame sites is the Sanriku Coastline, one of the most beautiful, natural seaside areas I, personally, have ever seen. There are various sightseeing areas, but amongst the most famous are the Kitayamazaki Cliffs in Tanohata and Jodogahama Beach in Miyako. In between is Ryusendo Cave, … Continue reading


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This collection features creative work from the English-speaking ALT community in Akita, Japan, as well as musings on things to do, see, and experience, from stunning scenery to the strangest of sites. Food, fiction, festivals, music, art, movies, coffee, hiking...all of these have their place here. Our collection is still growing, so fellow Akitans: lend us your ideas and creative output. We want to hear what you have to say.