Places & Travel
10/05, Arts Culture Tourism from Tokyo
North Korean fired a ballistic missile for the first time in 5 years, traveling over Aomori to the north of Japan and then landing in the Pacific, 4,500km away. Meanwhile, Japan's oldest hot spring Dogo Onsen Honkan in Matsuyama City, Ehime, is currently being renovated but is open for business. It has served as inspiration and a setting for the writer Natsume Soseki and a festival celebrating Matsuyama hot spring culture, DOGO ONSENART 2022 features the 'honkan' (or main building) as its centre piece, wrapped with an enlarged collage of the local landscape, local culture and local history by the local artist Shinro Ohtake.
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