Week 2 of our DokoGa TV: Japanamania binge-watch is here! Let Pali Ka‘aihue and the DokoGa TV crew take you on a virtual tour to the grand southern island of Shikoku! Start watching below!
2018 Grand Shikoku Plus Shopping Tour
After a night in Osaka, we sail over the whirlpool waters of Naruto Strait and then get immersed in historic traditions at the Awa Puppet theatre; learn festival dancing in Tokushima and made our own indigo dye prints.
Kompira Shrine’s 1368 step hike provided enlightenment and appetites which segued nicely into Non-Stop Travel udon making and eating, only to be topped by an unforgettable picturesque boat cruise in the Oboke ravine.
Kochi’s morning market and castle started our day and we discovered why katsuo (skipjack tuna) is best eaten in the Shikoku area. The 808 group ended the day with a serene Shimanto river cruise and succulent kaiseki dinner.
While in Kochi city, we learn about some of their historic hometown heroes; explore Matsuyama Castle and make our way to Ehime and spend time at one of Japan’s oldest and most famous hot springs, Dogo Onsen.