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Smoking Sakurajima

Smoking Sakurajima

Sakurajima, the volcano in Kagoshima Bay, southern Kyushu, was quite lively over Christmas, venting a great puff of ash around four o’clock each day. On 28th the volcano vented in the morning as well (see photo, above). When you spend five days in the company of the volcano you begin to notice how much it changes in appearance with the changes in the light and the weather. I had plenty of time to observe Sakurajima at different times of day…

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Christmas In Kagoshima

Christmas In Kagoshima

Title: Christmas In Kagoshima Location: Kagoshima, Kyushu Link out: Click here Description: We’ll spend Christmas at the Sun Royal Hotel in Kagoshima, in the south of Kyushu where we also stayed for a couple of days in the summer. Start Date: 2011/12/23 End Date: 2011/12/28

Kyushu Holiday Photos

Kyushu Holiday Photos

We had a fine time of it in Kagoshima and Miyazaki. Here are some photos of our holiday. The first three were taken by Neil… sadly the rest, which I was hosting on Blue Melon, were lost when I failed to back them up and forgot to renew the subscription… 🙁  

Kagoshima, Here We Come!

Kagoshima, Here We Come!

Yippee! We are off to Kagoshima and Miyazaki for our summer holidays in the second half of August! It will be our second visit to southern Kyushu in two years. Last summer we flew to Miyazaki from the good old Hiroshima Kannon airport, conveniently located in the south of Hiroshima city. The flight was very easy and got us to Miyazaki in less than 90 minutes. Sadly, the service was shut down and there is no longer a direct flight…

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