In Ishinomaki, this was a water tower that looks like it was painted to look like a can of stew for advertising. The massive can is lying in the middle of the boulevard while traffic passes around it. To me, the can represents the sheer power of the tsunami to obliterate the landscape and move around enormous objects.
Walks Around The World
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We arrived in Miyagi prefecture, near Sendai city. We are staying with Colin & Miyuki and their family. They have been so kind to us, and generous with their time. We have enjoyed playing with their children Allison and Riku, who have been very excited to spend time with us. Colin & Miyuki's town of Kashimadai is close to the epicenter of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. We drove to the coast to view the extent of the recovery. In summary, an ama...
We won:t be able to post photos of today at this time, but we wanted to share about our journey to Ishinomaki in the Miagi Prefecture where Colin was teaching on the day of the Tsunami. Words cannot express the deep sadness in this place as you drive into the ghost town of Ishinomaki`s once bustling town. There is life still present but there is a lot of destruction that is still in place with the wreckage piled high in mountains of ruin. Homes completely washed ...