Ishinomaki, Miyagi, Japan. The author came to Japan after one year from her last visit. Ishinomaki is one of the hardest hit area by the earthquake and tsunami.
After a 2 hour flight to San Francisco, and then a 10 hour flight to Narita Airport in Japan, and then a 7.5 hour bus ride… I have arrived to Ishinomaki! To show you where exactly it is, it is in Miyagi prefecture and right next to Sendai. Here’s a map.
My sister, Riho, is with me and she is taking pictures of me while I photograph the city 🙂
And then we got to our hotel, called Casa de Costa. They used to be housings for students before the tsunami, but they converted it into a business hotel. Everyone has been very kind, and its very clean in here. And free wifi! Yay!
After a little bit of rest, we decided to meet up with Ted, who I know from volunteering last year. He was the leader in the branch that I was in, and he’s from Florida…
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