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2009/08/13 The peak of summer in Japan! – – Shirahama Beach & Sotoura Beach

090813shirahama01Today it was August 13th.

We, Japanese have a long holiday called "Obon" at the middle of August, between August 10 and 16.

I think this is one of the longest and busiest holidays in Japan.
The majority of Japanese travel inside and outside Japan and most of traffic, sightseeing spot, road, hotel, amusement park and other places would be occupied and very busy at everywhere in Japan.

So there were a lot of people on Shirahama beach today.

I show you the other beach in Shimoda, called "Sotoura" beach….

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