Setouchi: the Seto Inland Sea, its islands and coastal areas.

Building a Boat for Ritsurin Garden

  If you visited Ritsurin Garden these past couple of years, you know that now there are a couple of boats on the south pond that allow you to discover the garden from a different perspective (full disclosure: I have yet to ride one of...

Anpanman Train in Takamatsu

  As you may know, Anpanman, or rather his creator, Takashi Yanase, is originally from Shikoku (albeit, Kochi, not Kagawa). As a consequence, Anpanman is probably even more ubiquitous on Shikoku than in the rest of Japan (don’t mark my words, I didn’t actually research...

Takamatsu’s Red Lighthouse

    I don’t know how many times I tried to take pictures of Takamatsu’s Red Lighthouse at night, and I never really was satisfied. There, I think I finally got it right. Sure, it wasn’t at night but as dusk, and as I was...