Mountainous forests and coastal towns dominate most of the prefecture, where visitors will find enterprising locals and nature guides working to revitalize their communities. Shikoku’s winding roads are best explored by car.
While most visitors to Italy flock to Amalfi and Capri, locals escape to the quieter mountain villages and seaside towns of Cilento National Park, a two-hour drive from central Naples in southern Italy.
Mt. Fuji is silhouetted against a post-typhoon sunset, overlooking Yuno Village’s golden rice fields nearly ready for harvest. While Japan’s iconic volcano may seem cliché to some, for Masanori Shintani it is the source of inspiration for his lifework.
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