Smoking Sakurajima

January 3, 2012 David Hurley 0

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 [Read more…]

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Kyushu Holiday Photos

August 26, 2011 David Hurley 4

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… [Read more…]

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Kagoshima, Here We Come!

July 14, 2011 David Hurley 1

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 [Read more…]