August

Mount Fuji

SUBMITTED BY ADAM ERNST This past weekend, six fellow members of the Marauder Officer Association and myself spent a very long three days conquering the tallest mountain in Japan (the three days include the day driving up and the day driving back). We left Iwakuni around noon on Thursday and Read more…

Outdoor Activities

Hachigamine Park

SUBMITTED BY NICHOLE HARPEL Hachigamine is one of my family’s favorite places to go, especially in the spring or fall when the weather is perfect, not too hot and not too cold. There are many fun things to do at Hachigamene, but the most popular attraction is the large roller slide that Read more…

Beaches and Rivers

Nishiki River

SUBMITTED BY HYLA AND ADAM ERNST We do most of our sightseeing trips in the spring and the fall, when the weather is cooler and the humidity is gone.  In the summer, our activities revolve around the water:  pools, waterfalls, beaches, water parks, and rivers.  The Nishiki River is one Read more…

Hikes and Nature Walks

Kitani-kyo

SUBMITTED BY HYLA AND ADAM ERNST We went to Kitani-kyo in search of a specific waterfall that we had stumbled across here.  Located in Nishiki town, it was a bit of a drive from MCAS Iwakuni (a little over an hour, give or take) but the scenery along the way was simply breathtaking! Read more…