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I had already been to “Festa de Rama” and “Green Green,” both smaller-scale music festivals in Hiroshima. Despite being hit by a typhoon at Festa de Rama, I had great experiences at these festivals and was looking forward to what Summer Sonic had to offer. But would braving Japan’s second largest music festival (behind Fuji Rock), in the heat of the Japanese summer sun, leave me craving another typhoon to cool me down?
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Navigating the rapids
Words by Katie Ray
Photos by Happy Raft
From snowboarding and rock climbing, to spelunking and scuba diving, there are many sports that adventurers can find in Japan. The snowy mountains, tropical reefs, sandy dunes and freshwater rivers throughout the country provide the perfect playground for those seeking excitement.
The Yoshino River on the island of Shikoku is one of those playgrounds. With powerful rapids interspersed by serene stretches, the river is one jungle gym short of heaven. For that reason every year Hiroshima AJET organizes a trip to Kochi prefecture …