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Day 75: Ferry to Hokkaido

This is it, the last leg of the journey. Tomorrow we will be back in Hokkaido. We boarded the ferry just before midnight, and learning from past experience…

tottori sand dune

Day 74: Tottori City (Tottori) – Maizuru (Kyoto) 177km

  It was still stormy when we woke up; it was nice to listen to the ocean last night, felt very nostalgic… It was going to be our…

sakurajima

Day 70: Kagoshima (Kagoshima) – Takachiho (Miyazaki) 246km

We arrived in Kagoshima City quite early (but at the scheduled time), which was disappointing because I wanted to have another bowl of that amazing ramen for breakfast. …

okinawa ferry

Day 69: Okinawa Ferry from Nago to Kagoshima

Today featured a 6AM wakeup, just to be sure that we made it to the ferry terminal in time, as we couldn’t afford to miss it again. The ferry…

zamami island okinawa

Day 67: Zamami Island (Okinawa) – Yaese (Okinawa)

The original plan for today was to explore around Zamami Island again and then catch the ferry back to Kagoshima in the evening.  One (small) hiccup.  The ferry…

zamami island

Day 66: Yaese (Okinawa) – Zamami Island (Okinawa)

We woke early, as our host was also up early-ish for work (today she remembered to set her alarm) and we had to get into town early to…

Amami Oshima

Day 62: Okinawa Ferry – Higashi-mura (Okinawa) 43km

During the night (and presumably as we left the shelter of the bay in Kagoshima) the typhoon induced swell rocked the boat around quite violently.  It was moving…

kagoshima

Day 61: Sakurajima (Kagoshima) – Okinawa Ferry 683km

We were in a mild state of panic this morning.  We were going to the unknown, and we were doing it without the safety of our van.  We…

kumamoto

Day 59: Chijiwa (Nagasaki) – Uki (Kumamoto) 110km

There was a lot that we wanted to do today, so we tried to not waste much time. We went straight to the Unzen onsen area and had…

Day 13: Yakumo – Hotokegaura (Aomori) 130km

We made the most of the short time I had back in Yakumo to see a friends in town, and although it had only been three weeks since…