Ignored by the vast majority of international tourists, recognized by the Japanese, the largest island to the west of the country has enough attractions for us to consider an exclusive trip to the area. Its temples can not be compared at all to those in central Honshu, but its nature is described as poetic, original and sometimes sensational: Continue reading “Kyushu (九州)”
- I was here: April 18, 2013.
- Number of days recommended: the only recommendable thing is to visit its neighbor Aoshima and continue.
- My score: 1/5.
As I usually clarify when I low score a city (1/5 means “I do not recommend going”), Miyazaki is not a dangerous or unpleasant city. On the contrary, Continue reading “MIYAZAKI”
- I was here: April 2013.
- Number of days: half.
- My rating: 5/5. I wish it was by my house to go every day.
I think that after 3 months traveling through Japan I know it better than many Japanese, and I can say that the Takachiho Gorge is, within the harsh competition of this country, the most precious, bucolic and idyllic place in Japan, Continue reading “THE MOST IDILLYC PLACE IN JAPAN: TAKACHIHO GORGE”
Updated on April 16, 2019
Takachiho Town, famous because of its beautiful gorge, is in the north of Miyazaki prefecture, in center-east Kyushu. However, it is easier to get there from the neighboring prefecture of Kumamoto. Continue reading “TAKACHIHO GORGE, HOW TO GET THERE”