Looking through flowers across the bay (Photo: Cathy Cawood)

From Amanohashidate to Ine Village

Memories from first day of a summer cycling adventure

Cathy Cawood   - 1 min read

Every now and then I like to go off on bicycle trips. Seeing Bonson Lam's article about Kyo-Tango reminded me of my Tango Peninsula adventure. On an August morning I took the train to Amano Hashidate and unpacked my bike. I explored Amanohashidate for a couple of hours. For me the highlight was definitely the revolving bridge! Then I rode along the coast, passing sandy beaches and squid boats, to the beautiful fishing village of Ine, where the houses are built right on the waterline, opening either side for both boats and cars! Finally I found a spot to pitch my tent, and the first day of my trip was over.

Also see Day Two, Day Three and Day Four of my cycling trip to Tango Peninsula.

Cathy Cawood

Cathy Cawood @cathy.cawood

 I came to Japan in 2003 to teach English. I lived in Shiga prefecture for 1 year, and it still holds a special place in my heart. I lived in Kyoto for 9 years, then moved to Machida, Tokyo in 2014 after meeting my Japanese partner. I love to take photos, and my Japan in Pictures Facebook page ha...