Coastal scenes of Sado Vol. 1

by Fujiko - Japan Licensed Guide
(15) Reviews

Different faces...

Sado Island is located off the coast of Niigata Prefecture about 40km away.  Its circumference is 280km and encircled by the Sea of Japan.

It offers diverse coastal scenes depending on places, seasons, weather and so on.

These are the several pieces of photos I'd like to share with you for now.  Please enjoy!

 

The blue cave in Kotoura.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

 Shukunegi inlet covered with snow.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

 "波の花”、 or wave flower,  bubbles created by crashing waves under stormy weather.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

 Beautifully arched waves in Sawata beach.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

Waves pass through a tunnel under the Akagame (red turtle) rock in Suizu.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

 

After snowstorms,  "Nori" seaweed grow on rocks and locals head to beaches to harvest it.

It's one of the winter delicacies in Sado.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

Sobama sandy beach in Hamochi, facing Mano Bay.  You can enjoy beautiful sunset from here. 

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

On one weekend, there were some surfers in Mano bay.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

Oyster farming in Sawane town.  

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

Even on small rocks, gods are enshrined in Akadomari.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

Hazy sunset in Tsubakio beach.

Coastal scenes of Sado  Vol. 1

I hope you liked these photos.  

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