Photos - Sato Ne

Departing Kagoshima, Sylph lies “placidly on the Bay's mirror smooth waters, only occasionally disturbed by the wake of a passing ship”:
 
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Approaching Sato Ne, “Sylph hummed along at close to seven knots”:
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Alongside Sato Ne:
 
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Local children, “very curious and very friendly”:
 
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“C U”
 
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“perhaps a little precocious”:
 
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The cemetery, “strategically placed to overlook the gardens and the township”:
 
 
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Hawks on the beach:
 
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Its streets are narrow and winding, lined mostly with walls made of round stones piled neatly on top of one another”:
 
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“There is an interesting mix of dilapidation”:

 
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“and new construction”:
 
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a small hill, which is supposedly the ruins of an old castle”:
 
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behind the town where the hillsides are terraced”:
 
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with what I assumed were rice paddies”:
 
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A wild flower, I wonder what?:
 
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“I looked up and saw the turbine of a wind generator poking above the tree tops”:

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“The path led up around behind the generator”:

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“situated on a narrow isthmus formed by two deeply indented bays”:

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The wind turbine from below, “I was surprised to realise that I had climbed so high”:
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“a tray beside the roadside”:

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The gift, “I do not know what I am going to do with it all”:

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