Listening to the wind on Battleship Island

Travel Oct 3, 2015

Listening to the wind on Battleship Island

by Tim Hornyak

As if from a dream, the island floated over the sea like a terra-cotta dreadnought from a century ago. I'd arrived at Gunkanjima, or Battleship Island, and its profile was unmistakable from the deck of my ferry battling high waves and winds. Formally known as ...