Sunport Sanpo

Last Wednesday, the kids were having something near Sunport Takamatsu, so I decided to go take a walk there. I think I hadn’t done that in several months. And on a weekday, late afternoon? Maybe not in years.

So, I just took a few random pictures with my phone (which can take amazing pictures, but it’s always a bit random) and it would have been a shame if I hadn’t shared them with you, right?


Good afternoon, Red Lighthouse, long time no see…



Dear islands, I miss you so much.
(but vaccines are coming, so expect me to come and visit you again soon, finally)


“no filter” as they say elsewhere



Know your ferries: the “panda ferry” connects Takamatsu with Ikeda Port on Shodoshima.


Know your ferries, part two: Olive Line ferries connects Takamatsu with Tonosho Port on Shodoshima.


I’ve been meaning to make a “know your ferries” page on this site, but never took the time to do it. Do you think it’d be useful? Please, tell me what you think in the comments.



There are often quite a few things to see on the “people side of things” at Sunport:


A mini-concert. Japanese hip hop, not really my thing, but they gave me a flyer when they saw me stop and take a picture.

They’re called Sunlite, a “solo & unit project.” Of course, the flyer is full of QR codes, not very convenient for me to share their links. I guess I’ll have to scan them on my phone and then type what I found here, on my computer. It almost feels like faxing. Are QR codes common where you live? I’ve never found them that useful and definitely not convenient, but they’re everywhere in Japan, and the young seem to love them even more than the other generations.

So, we have Tsukasa Morimoto, Shuto Miyazaki, and Mokken Z.

Oh wait, the collective has a Twitter account and a website. I guess that will do, I don’t see myself scanning the dozen QR codes that the flyer had and typing what I found here. You can find their Youtube and the rest from there if you’re interested.


And there also was a couple taking wedding pictures
(in Japan, you don’t take them on your wedding day, usually).
I guess they chose a good day for this.


Also, some ravens chasing each other.
It seems that ravens have become a constant in my life lately.
(for more detail about that, please check out The Swamp – my “newish” blog).



Yep, it was a nice late afternoon walk, and I was greatly welcome.
I really don’t spend nearly enough time outdoors these days.






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