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Photography Tour to Japan #17: Highlights of Suzu at Letters from Japan

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Posted at 11:40 am in Japan Photo Trip, Japanese Cultre, Suzu

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People at a house party in Suzu

It was simply a pleasure to come to Suzu, located in the deepest part of the Noto Peninsula. We all had a great time with the local people and photographers during the two day festival and while exploring the area.

Suzu is a warm and friendly place and tourism is well received there. As Takabayashi-san, the director of the tourism department of Suzu City¬† put it: “people bring people, and this is the fundamental element of tourism.” This connection with the people of Suzu is very apparent in our group’s reflections after the visit.

Tom finds the interactions with the locals as something inclusive and welcoming:

Scott talks about the interaction with local photographers:

Cindy describes one encounter with a local lady:

Jeri talks about a very welcoming experience at a house she visited:

Lauren remembers a little incident with an inn-keeper at a family run B&B in Suzu:

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Takabashi-san & Naho-san from the city of Suzu at a meeting with local photographers

Written by projectbasho on September 30th, 2008

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