Sen-poushi Area Rishiri Island Hokkkaido, Japan

The Sen-houshi Area (仙法師地域) means “Solitary Monk Village.” Admiring the scenery, headed for the Sen-houshi Village from the Minami-hama Marshland.

The scenery on the way going to Sen-houshi Village.

The scenery on the way going to Sen-houshi Village.

Going into to Sen-houshi Village.

Going into to Sen-houshi Village.

Got to the Sen-houshi Misaki Park (Solitary Priest Cape Park)

Got to the Sen-houshi Misaki Park (Solitary Priest Cape Park)

This massive stone monument says “Rebun, Rishiri and Sarobetsu National Park. Sen-houshi Misaki Kaigan (Solitary Monk Coast). Rishiri Town.”

Strange shaped rocks of the Sen-houshi Cape

Strange shaped rocks of the Sen-houshi Cape

Sen-houshi Misaki Park; The park is located at the southern tip of Rishiri Island and visters could enjoy the bestview of Mt. Rishiri and Sea of Japan. There is a variety of strange rocks and stones produced by lava flow. Visitors can see the rare fish, shellfish and seaweed through clean water. Rishiri kelp and seaurchins are really famous.

Souvenir shop and seal protective cage of Sen-houshi Misaki Park

Souvenir shop and seal protective cage of Sen-houshi Misaki Park

Protective cage of seals

Protective cage of seals

Lovely seals! The cage is to protect seals.

Lovely seals! The cage is to protect seals.

Rough waters at Sen-houshi Cape.

Rough waters at Sen-houshi Cape.

Small fishing boats of the village.

Small fishing boats of the village.

Birds around the Sen-houshi Cape.

Birds around the Sen-houshi Cape.

Flowers and insect of Sen-houshi Cape.

Flowers and insect of Sen-houshi Cape.

Walking about 30 minutes from Sen-houshi Cape, Rishiri Town Museum is there.

Pictures of Sen-houshi Village; main street, post office, elementary school and junior high school.

Pictures of Sen-houshi Village; main street, post office, elementary school and junior high school.

Rishiri Town Museum and its exhibit

Rishiri Town Museum and its exhibit.

Rishiri Town Museum is on the subject of harmony between sea and human. The museum displays the life style, the history and the culture of inhabitants of Rishiri Island who coexisted with the sea.

Interior and exhibits of the Rishiri Town Museum museum.

Interior and exhibits of the Rishiri Town Museum museum.

Flowers in close vicinity to the museum.

Flowers in close vicinity to the museum.

Flowers in Rishiri Island

Flowers in Rishiri Island

Rishiri Island is called “Floating island of dream.”

In the dream

In the dream

The following is icing on the cake.

I have to return to Tokyo, it is impossible that I am wandering further on the islands of flowers and dream.

I was on aboard a ferry to Wakkanai, and then took a flight to Tokyo.

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