Yakushima Island, Japan (home of thousand year old cedars) 2016

SHIRATANI UNSUIKYO area

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Very colorful Japanese spider

“Yakusugi Land,” Arakawa area,
(National recreation forest)
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Not fishing
japan16-yakusugiland-not-fishingBreakfast at the onsen hotel
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“Daddy Long Legs” on Yakusima
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Finally, “the Steps”
Cedar steps in YakusugiLand japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps9 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps10 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps11 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps12 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps13 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps14 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps15 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps16 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps17 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps18 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps19 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps20 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps21 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps22 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps23 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps24 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps25 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps26 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps27 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps28 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps29 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps30 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps31 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps32 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps33 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps34 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps35 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps36 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps37 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps38 japan16-yakusugiland-steps39 japan16-yakusugiland-steps40 japan16-yakusugiland-steps41 japan16-yakusugiland-steps42 japan16-yakusugiland-steps43 japan16-yakusugiland-steps44 japan16-yakusugiland-steps45 japan16-yakusugiland-steps46 japan16-yakusugiland-steps47 japan16-yakusugiland-steps48 japan16-yakusugiland-steps49 japan16-yakusugiland-steps50 japan16-yakusugiland-steps51 japan16-yakusugiland-steps52 japan16-yakusugiland-steps53 japan16-yakusugiland-steps54 japan16-yakusugiland-steps55 japan16-yakusugiland-steps56 japan16-yakusugiland-steps57 japan16-yakusugiland-steps58 japan16-yakusugiland-steps59 japan16-yakusugiland-steps60 japan16-yakusugiland-steps61 japan16-yakusugiland-steps62YakusugiLand steps japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps3 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps4 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps5 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps6 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps7 japan16-yakusugiland-cedar-steps1

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