The Black Sand Beaches of Miho

There was a national holiday last Thursday, so I decided to take a ferry to Miho in Shizuoka. The place is famous for its beaches and a beautiful view of Mount Fuji if the weather is good. As the day went on, I found myself getting overly warm and ended up taking several quick dips […]

Takashima Island

In Gamagori there is an island, just off shore, housing a collection of old Shinto Shrines. It’s a small island, not even a mile across. Besides the shrines, there are beaches around the outer edge of the island which are known for their shellfish. After paying respects at the various shrines, it’s a quick walk […]

On the Shore

The new job is going well, though it’s taken some time to get used to. The first few days left me absolutely knackered, hence my lack of updates. My schedule is vastly different from when I worked at the school (I go to bed much earlier now), but it hasn’t been all bad. The commute […]