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Miyajima Boat Ride

SUBMITTED BY HYLA ERNST A few months ago, I had a chance encounter with The Straw Hat Backpacker, Ryan, who is taking on Japan and later, the world, on foot. Many people in the community had a chance to meet him when he made a stop in Iwakuni, over Taco Read more…

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Mt. Eigenzan Park

SUBMITTED BY SHANNON REUTER If you take a drive down Route 2, you can’t miss the large Dutch windmill on the hill in Shunan. The windmill is what brought me to Mt. Eigenzan Park and I was pleasantly surprised to see that the park has so much more to offer! Read more…

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Mikawa Mu Valley

SUBMITTED BY HYLA AND ADAM ERNST Special thanks to our son’s third grade teacher and classmates who enthusiastically helped us gather info and pictures to share with the community. This weekend we gave the kids a chance to plan the day for our family and they both agreed on a Read more…