Final post on my trip to Tohoku!
On the last day, i left Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture and headed to Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture.
A lot of people may think that the name “Fukushima” has very negative associations due to the nuclear crisis after 3.11, but Fukushima Prefecture is a HUGE prefecture, and I think it is very sad and unfair that travellers are shunning the entire prefecture because of the bad name it has.
Let’s look at the map of Fukushima.
The place I was heading to, Koriyama, is right in the middle, and it’s a long distance away from where the Daiichi Plant is at Futaba and Okuma. Again, many people are still concerned about the radiation level. read more