Louise George Kittaka

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The ogres of Oga are not as frightening as they may appear

Jul 11, 2015

The ogres of Oga are not as frightening as they may appear

Although surely one of Japan’s most scenic areas, the Oga Peninsula in Akita Prefecture is off the beaten track and retains an unhurried vibe, still relatively untouched by commercial tourism. Here, it is still possible to see small fishing hamlets as you drive round ...