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Aoshima Island, Miyazaki
(4.2/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Meet the friendly feline inhabitants of Aoshima Island, an island known for its large population of cats. In fact, cats outnumber humans by a ratio of around 6:1 on the island, a fact that becomes immediately clear when arriving on the twice-daily ferry into the harbor. The island, 30 minutes by boat from Ehime prefecture, was home to around 900 people in 1945. Cats were brought to the island to help the fishermen catch mice that were getting onto their boats, and the population has grown steadily ever since. A visit to Aoshima Island represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Miyazaki trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Far Ocean expanse is not expensive. In windy conditions, and sometimes waves on the road per wet so now. Tuk-tuks are wind, was running. Jungle TIC in the aoshima Shinto shrine located in the island's southern Miyazaki's thought.
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  • Place visited for the first time, but was a really nice place. Feel the mystical experience at the shrine of the sunny island, we visited the island I saw post after the one in front of the road yellow. Too much cuteness I copy pictures and photos.
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  • Speaking of Qingdao and demon's washboard. I hear many young people know why say the washboard. First of all to explain from there amazing Center of Qingdao is not understood.
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