Category: Shikoku

Ogijima from Megijima

    Above the Oni cave on Megijima, there’s a small “park” with a great view of the Seto Inland Sea and the neighboring islands, including this very interesting view of Ogijima from an unusual angle.  

Awashima Artist Village

In 2010, the City of Mitoyo and the Prefecture of Kagawa teamed up to turn the old Awashima Junior High School into an artist residence. The former school was renamed Awashima Artist Village (or more precisely Awashima Artist’s Village – Japan wouldn’t be the same...

Ozuchishima in the Mist

    Sometimes the Seto Inland Sea gets misty. Sometimes, it’s because it’s Spring and the air is warming up and becoming more humid, more rarely it’s because it’s fog, and once in a while unfortunately, it’s smog, because Japan doesn’t have the cleanest air....

Awashima National Sailor School

For 90 years, from 1897 to 1987, on Awashima was the National Sailor School that – perpetuating the tradition of the Shiwaku islands – trained the best civilian sailors of Japan in the 20th Century. Today, in addition to its rich history, this 19th Century...

Ritsurin Garden

  If you’ve heard of Takamatsu, you’ve probably have heard of Ritsurin Garden. And if you’ve heard of Ritsurin Garden, you’ve probably seen this view:     However, what you may not know is that the artificial hill where you’re standing enjoying this view is...