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Nothing to declare

Joe Polastre

Aug 17, 2016

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Ishinomaki, Japan

View from Hiyoriyama Park in April 2016.
Ishinomaki before the tsunami in 2010 and after the tsunami in 2011. Hiyoriyama Park is located in the top-center of the image. Courtesy of GeoEye/DigitalGlobe.
Ishinomaki before the tsunami (March 2011), after (April 2011), and today (April 2016). First two images courtesy of osada.
The Ishinomaki Grand Hotel, which provides a cryptic safety card telling you to prop your down and go to a higher floor when there’s an earthquake.
Bar K and a yummy bowl of chirashi at an unnamed restaurant.

What you’ll find when you step off the beaten path.