Floridians’ first trip abroad — to Fukushima

They were among the first holiday visitors defying the trend and spending their yen in Fukushima when the prefecture needs it the most.

When the earthquake hit March 11, they thought they would have to miss his wedding in Japan, But as news of the nuclear plant faded from headlines in the U.S., and the situation appeared to be calmer, said the groom’s father, David Ryan, 55.

“People thought we were crazy,”” But It’s beautiful, it’s amazing,” Any jitters turned to awe at the natural beauty and hospitality of the area, surrounded by dramatic mountain landscapes, fruit orchards and hot springs.

See link below to read more about this article:

Floridians’ first trip abroad — to Fukushima | The Japan Times Online.


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