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About the Oki Islands:  The Oki Islands are made up of about 180 islands, 4 of which are inhabited islands, which only consist of a combined population of around 23,000 people. They are about 40 to 80 kilometers off the north coast of Shimane Prefecture and formed the UNESCO Global Geopark from ...more...
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About Izumo: Izumo, a birthplace of myths and legends. As the legend goes, every November the Gods gather around Izumo from across the nation to celebrate this sacred area. Izumo is a city in Japan’s Shimane prefecture famous for the Izumo Grand Shrine and its handmade soba noodles, but there ar...more...