I traveled to Miyake Island (= Miyake-jima) and the following is the travel journal.
This is the 3rd article of the journal.
Note: The previous articles are the following.
· Miyake Island Travel Journal 1: Departure (Tokyo -> Miyake Island)
· Miyake Island Travel Journal 2: Nature of the Island
Note: The traveling days are January 8-10th, 2016.
I was going to go around the island counterclockwise by rental car as the last time.
I arrived at Shitori Shrine at 4 km from Miike Port.
A red torii (= a gateway to a shrine) and a shaden (=a main building of a shrine) are nice.
However, this is not an ordinary shrine.
Walking a few tens of seconds from the torii …
There were other torii and shrine buried in the earth.
Actually, those were the former torii and shrine which had been buried in volcanic ash.
There was a volcanic eruption in 2000.
I realized that Miyake Island was an island of volcano, although its nature was
After going around the island for a while, I reached a seaside road in the northwest of the island.
There were only rocks and the sea, and what I saw in the back might be Nii Island. (It is not certain because I guessed it only from the direction).
Going to the west of the island, A few benches emerged suddenly.
Is it better to sit with a couple? 🙂
Here, this article is over.
In the next article, I will write about a well and sunset.
#Other travel journals
· Niigata Travel Journal 1: Niigata Station -> Bandai Bridge
· Otsu Travel Journal 1: Otsu, Hama Otsu