Siok Hui Leong

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The Michinoku Coastal Trail: Tohoku's recovery in action

Travel Nov 16, 2018

The Michinoku Coastal Trail: Tohoku's recovery in action

The Michinoku Coastal Trail is a 2013 initiative by Japan's environment ministry to rejuvenate disaster-stricken Tohoku through ecotourism. At 700-kilometers long, it winds through protected forest, bucolic villages and along dramatic coastlines.