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Impossible yoga, Yakushima rainforest, Japan

Yakushima Island, Kagoshima, Japan

 

Yakushima is a sub-tropical island covered in ancient rainforests and surrounded by coral reefs. Many of the trees are over 3,000 years old and some are said to be even over 7,000 years old.

This island became a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site in 1993.

 

> Islands of Japan

 

For our recommended islands of Japan, please check out:

amamika.com/japan_travel/islands/

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Taken on October 6, 2007