Here we look at five of the eight types of snake that live on Shikoku island.
The town of Uchiko, known for its streets of well-preserved historic buildings, museums and stylish eateries, holds a Lantern Festival each year in mid-September.
The town of Uchiko is known for its streets of well-preserved historic buildings but the countryside around hides covered bridges in numerous valleys and even on the tops of mountains. They span little streams and ponds with an ineffable rustic charm.
The little village of Nagoro, deep in the valleys of Tokushima Prefecture is known around the world as the Village of the Dolls. As the population of Nagoro declined precipitately, Tsukimi Ayano started to replace the people who left or died with life-sized replicas made of straw and old clothes.
The Uwakai Sea is part of Japan’s Inland Sea. It lies between western Shikoku and Kyushu, joining the Seto Inland Sea to the Pacific Ocean. The sea has a rugged coastline, offering beautiful vistas of peninsulas and islands.
The Muroto Peninsula forms the southwest part of Shikoku, coming to an acute point in the Pacific Ocean. It has very interesting geology.
Shimanami Kaido Tours The Shimanami Kaido is a chain of islands across the Seto Inland Sea, joined…
Since time immemorial, these ‘ends of the earth’ have been the object of travellers.
The Niyodo River is one of the three major rivers of Shikoku. It rises in the mountains of central Shikoku, running southeastward through Kochi and flowing into the Pacific at Tosa city.