In its woods 4.000 a 10.000 l/m2 of rain are collected annually. To be in Yakushima, is like walking into a world of fantasy. The popular saying is “It rains 35 days of the month.” Water is the responsible of its dream-like appearance, creating a natural tapestry that makes our mind linger. Its 15,000 habitants talk to us about the hikes to Mount Miyanoura- dake, and volcano Karishima, which is still active.


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