We bicycle around Kitagi, island of goats, pizza and the Vagina Rock【Photos】
We previously wrote an entry on Kitagishima (2010) kinda not really recommending the place. But Kitagi Island has come a long way since then, thanks to a few outsiders who have moved there to live out their dreams. And now with an English map to boot, you have no excuse to not discover this island on your own!
We’ve introduced RocketNews24 readers to Shiraishi Island and Manabe Island in the Seto Inland Sea before, but today, we’re going to take you on a tour of a sister island in the same group. Sandwiched between Shiraishijima and Manabeshima in Okayama Prefecture’s Kasaoka Island Chain is an island called Kitagishima. It’s the largest island of the group (20km around) and you need transportation to get to the sites. There is no bus service, so if you don’t have your own car or motorcycle, you really can’t see much of Kitagi. Unless, of course, you have a bicycle! Kitagi has it’s own bike path, making it perfect for a two-wheeled day-trip.
Join our bicycling reporter as she takes you on a ride, making all your dreams come true on Kitagi, an island of private beaches, home-made pizza, cute goats, a huge granite vagina (optional). At the end of the article…
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