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Scenes in Ogatsu

Scenes in Ogatsu

  At the Ogatsu Branch Office of the Ishinomaki City Office. I see many volunteers; it may beco...

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Orinohama, Ishinomaki, Miyagi

Orinohama, Ishinomaki, Miyagi

  Going further from Hamagurihama, we come upon Orinohama. Here houses are built on stones pile...

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Ishinomaki, Mt. Hiyoriyama, January 2012

Ishinomaki, Mt. Hiyoriyama, January 2012

  Looking out over the sea from Mt. Hiyoriyama. The photographs were taken in April (top photo)...

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Ishinomaki  Looking Out over the Nakaze District

Ishinomaki Looking Out over the Nakaze District

  Looking out over the Nakaze district from Mt. Hiyoriyama. The upper photograph was taken in J...

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Hamagurihama, Ishinomaki, Miyagi: A Quiet Sea

Hamagurihama, Ishinomaki, Miyagi: A Quiet Sea

  On our way to Kobuchihama, we got lost and at the end of the road, we found Hamagurihama beac...

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Kobuchihama, Ishinomaki: Isuzu Shrine Festival—Part 4, Kobuchi Base

Kobuchihama, Ishinomaki: Isuzu Shrine Festival—Part 4, Kobuchi Base

  This is the emergency headquarters in Kobuchi, Ishinomaki, named “Kobuchi Base.” A Mikoshi (f...

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The Scene in Arahama

The Scene in Arahama

  These are photos of Arahama taken on August 20, 2011.   The path toward the Sendai Branc...

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Kobuchihama, Ishinomaki: Isuzu Shrine Festival—Part 3, Heading Along a...

Kobuchihama, Ishinomaki: Isuzu Shrine Festival—Part 3, Heading Along a..

  A line of cars, one of which carries a mikoshi (for mikoshi, refer to its Wikipedia entry at:...

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On-site Inspection Tour by the Japan Society on Water Environment: the...

On-site Inspection Tour by the Japan Society on Water Environment: the..

  I went on an on-site inspection tour conducted by the Japan Society on Water Environment and ...

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Okada Summer Festival: Chainsaw Carving

Okada Summer Festival: Chainsaw Carving

  The Okada Summer Festival was held on August 13, 2011. Here you can see chainsaw carving cond...

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Okada Summer Festival: Preparations for Chainsaw Curving

Okada Summer Festival: Preparations for Chainsaw Curving

  These young pine trees were submerged by the tsunami. I heard that even the trees that were n...

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Okada Summer Festival (Part 1)

Okada Summer Festival (Part 1)

  The Okada Summer Festival was held on August 13, 2011. Images of the Okada Summer Festival (h...

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