The Kabushima Shrine in Japan’s Aomori prefecture, which hikers can visit on the Michinoku Coastal Trail. Photo: Robin Takashi Lewis
The Kabushima Shrine in Japan’s Aomori prefecture, which hikers can visit on the Michinoku Coastal Trail. Photo: Robin Takashi Lewis
Asia travel

How Japan’s new 1,000km hiking trail through earthquake- and tsunami-stricken lands teaches you an inspirational lesson

  • The breathtaking Michinoku Coastal Trail in Japan’s Tohoku region traverses countryside, villages and towns devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami
  • A particularly spectacular stretch is the South Fudai section, which follows the Sanriku coastline, with its 200m-high cliffs and otherworldly rock formations

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The Kabushima Shrine in Japan’s Aomori prefecture, which hikers can visit on the Michinoku Coastal Trail. Photo: Robin Takashi Lewis
The Kabushima Shrine in Japan’s Aomori prefecture, which hikers can visit on the Michinoku Coastal Trail. Photo: Robin Takashi Lewis
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