Archive List for Wakayama Prefecture

Christmas tree in the sea, Kushimoto-cho, Wakayama

A Christmas tree has been set up underwater in the town of Kushimoto, Wakayama Prefecture, one of the best diving spots in Japan.     Every year, the Kushimoto Diving Association, a group of local diving companies, installs a Christmas tree to encourage divers to enjoy exploring the sea during this time of year when […]

“Taijima” changes to “Kinmedai” in the morning sun in Kushimoto, Wakayama

Located off the coast of Kushimoto-cho, Wakayama Prefecture, the southernmost tip of Honshu, this island is shaped like a fish “tai,” and the morning sun shines through the hole in the “eye” of the island, creating a fantastic sight of the island’s shadow emerging like a “kinmedai.     Tai Island, located approximately 1 km […]