Hiking up a sacred summit of Shikoku: Ishizuchi san

Arriving on Shikoku we drive inland, as one of our main reasons to visit the island is to hike up the sacred Mount Ishizuchi. We pitch our tent on a completely lost campsite next to a beautiful river in the scenic Ogomei gorge, a perfect spot to start the ascent early the next day. Keep reading

Road trip on the island of Shikoku, Japan

5:26AM, we are disembarking from the ferry in Yawatahama, Shikoku from Beppu, Kyushu.

The road to Matsuyama is squeezed between the turquoise waters of the Seto Inland Sea Keep traveling!

Cormorant-fishing (ukai) in Ozu, Shikoku: witnessing a rare tradition

The setting sun colours the islands of the Inland Sea as we drive along the northern Shikoku coastline towards the ferry terminal. It is our last day on Shikoku after a week of adventures. On our way to the ferry, we drive via Ozu to try to get a glimpse of cormorant fishing on the Hijikawa river. This traditional way of fishing, Keep traveling!