These Walking Dreams: Day 42 (May 24, 2017)

Esaki Lighthouse, Awaji Island, Hyōgo → ⛴ Akashi Strait🌃 Nagata Ward, Kōbe, Hyōgo

Map of the Akashi Strait area in Hyōgo Prefecture with route between the Esaki Lighthouse and Kōbe highlighted. 🗺 Open map in GaiaGPS (A,B,C) ⇝


The world‘s longest suspension bridge, the Akashi Kaikyō, on an overcast morning, with a bird of prey flying overhead.

A manhole cover shows the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge and some flowers.

Seven dwarves in Santa hats, four of them riding motorcycles, on a shelf.

The Akashi Kaikyō Bridge as seen from a sandy beach. 📍 Iwaya, Awaji Island, Hyōgo


A silver Maxda RX–7 sports car parked in front of gray industrial buildings.

People fish on a pier overlooking the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge.

Two boys play baseball on a beach with the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge in the background.

A stream flows into the sea in front of the Akashi Kaikyō Bridge. 📍 Tarumi Ward, Kōbe, Hyōgo

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These Walking Dreams is a visual field diary of a 4,300-kilometer walk from one end of Japan to the other, in the spring and summer of 2017.