A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj
A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj
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Fukushima, Japan, home of the samurai and a place of magical beauty despite the disaster that struck region 10 years ago

  • Cedar-scented forests, seductive spa towns, samurai castles and villages – Fukushima has a lot to offer despite its name still evoking catastrophic images
  • Two hours north of Tokyo on a bullet train, the region underwent an unprecedented decontamination process after the fallout from the nuclear reactor

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A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj
A train runs over the No 1 Tadami River Bridge in the countryside of Fukushima, Japan. Photo: Lee Cobaj
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