Shodoshima Island 小豆島 has much character to be discovered. Just walking about near the port of Kusakabehonmachi area one can see very old restaurants and structures such as this billboard that has been faded by time. How long ago was this sign erected and do these plaques even have relevance today. This is another area of Japan that seems to be stuck in time and it's wonderful.
Takamatsu 高松 is a port city located in the Kagawa area on the island of Shikoku. The fresh ocean air and its slow pace of life make it a great place to unwind. Sanuki Udon is a very famous region specially dish that is highly recommend to try if you visit.
Salary men leave the late night restaurant and bar district in the port city of Takamatsu 高松, Shikoku Japan.
The Yoshino River one of the clearest and non polluted rivers cuts through the gorge making for truly stunning views and hikes. The area is surrounded by Satoyama (Countryside farmland) to include wonderful green roaming hills. River rafting is also on many visitors to do list while there.