Hokkaido, is Japan's second largest island; it is also the largest and northernmost of Japan's 47 prefectures. TheTsugaru Strait separates Hokkaido from Honshu, although the two islands are connected by the underwater railway Seikan Tunnel. The largest city on Hokkaido is its capital, Sapporo, which is also its only ordinance-designated city.
A postcard from Kitakyūshū (Akiko)
Date of dispatch : 2012-12-20
In my mailbox on December 27th, 2012