Hotel Akatsuki

Address: 553 Mugio, Yakushima-cho, Kumage-gun, Kagoshima Prefecture, Kyushu-Okinawa, 891-4402, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 553 Mugio, Yakushima-cho.
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Travel Blogs from Yakushima-cho


A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri on Sep 01, 2013

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Today we went on the Jomon Sugi trail which took us 7h10mins to complete. It was relatively flat so a pleasant walk. It is a very famous hike as the area is home to the largest cedar tree in the world and possibly the oldest one as well (estimation go from 2000 to 7000 years old). ...

Jomon sugi

A travel blog entry by luciecox on Sep 01, 2013

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... br> Had to wake up at 4am the next day to catch a first bus to Anbo where a second bus was waiting to whist eager trekkers to the foot of the Jomon Sugi train, the star attraction on the island.
Predicting 9h10mins but completed in 7h20, the train was beautiful, not too challenging in terms o f climbing and almost no rain which was wondereful. At the end ...


A travel blog entry by ellehina on Nov 17, 2012

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... off and on the following day and then the following night it stormed. Since it rained much of the first day we didn't get to do much. We saw a few waterfalls during one of the breaks but that was the most that could be realistically managed. Since it had been raining the waterfalls were quite full and lovely.

The second day we explored a little bit and went to Yakusagiland. This is a hiking trail set up to allow access to some of ...

A day in yakushima

A travel blog entry by tipsypixie on Aug 27, 2011

Every body has good days and bad days.  The day I went to yakushima was one of my bad reason. I don't know if it was more the sea sickness or the loneliness attack! I got the ferry at around 10 and because it went to another island first it took us more than 3 hours to get there but the trip is usually about two hours. The ticket was unexpectedly expensive (14000 JPY return) and even I knew about it before I had completely forgotten about it and was expecting to ...

Yakushima 4: One mother of a hike

A travel blog entry by mchao on Jul 14, 2011

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... of the trail to Jomon sugi is along the old railroad that was used to transport felled timber down the valley. On a clear, dry day, you could easily walk between the railroad ties and made good speed. Today though, the rain hard turned the railroad into a river. You had to find purchase on each wooden rail least you plunge ankle deep into the water. At the very least, I could now say that my boot truly are water resistant (well until about halfway when ...