Length 13 mins. Recorded: 11/6/2020
An introduction to beautiful Oita, Japan from Kate Sorensen, SLC Representation.
Oita has a beautiful, richly-varied and lush countryside that ranges from intricately eroded coastlines dotted with islands, peninsulas and inlets to the wide, sweeping Beppu Bay; from coastal plains through elegant valleys to high plateaus and onto soaring mountain ranges and active volcanoes. The friendly, relaxed locals provide a warm welcome to their charming fishing towns and farming villages, which are redolent of a more traditional, quieter life. In any neighbourhood, carefully tended Shinto shrines and intricate Buddhist temples are reminders of the ancient spirituality that still pervades daily life.