2016 Fall Tamlyn Kurata Temple Japan

A Day at the Beach: Jogashima Island!

Not everything is about studying and the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Some of the Study Abroad students took a trip out to Jogashima Island for some hiking, eating, and exploring in the waves. The trip included transportation via train and bus from Shinagawa station to Jogashima Island, a meal, and one entertainment ticket.

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Abigail and Peter get some ice cream before the hikes begin
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Part of the package deal included a maguro (tuna) meal. Half of the group chose to use it for lunch and get magurodon (raw tuna over rice).
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Cal, James, and Kelly enjoying their lunch
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Shannon jumping from the rocks into the waters surrounding the island
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Malia, Peter, and Athena pose for a shot on the rocks
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The crew found a tiny rock jacuzzi
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Athena taking a break from all the hiking to look out at the ocean
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An impressive rock bridge on the island
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Hannah looking out over the island from the lookout point in the park
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Malia and the study abroad students stand on the rocks overlooking the Pacific Ocean

The group decided to use the entertainment ticket in one of the island’s onsen, or hot spring baths. Cameras are not permitted in the onsen, but the experience brought the entire trip to a relaxing close before we headed back to busy Tokyo.

 

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