A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley
A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley

Pandemic brings unexpected support for Hong Kong tour company dedicated to revitalising Japan’s countryside

  • Walk Japan’s mission to reinvigorate farmland areas and rural communities in Kyushu has received greater interest from Japanese since the pandemic began
  • Walks that pass through the area include a chance to sit down in a farmhouse for tea with local people, who are happy to talk about lives spent working the land

Topic |   Responsible travel
A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley
A walker looks out over the Kunisaki Peninsula, an area of steep-sided ridges whose tops give views to the kind of farmland Walk Japan is helping to rehabilitate. Photo: Peter Neville-Hadley
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