Pre morning from the navigator after rounding the islands of Ioshima and Okinoshima we will make
our way to the harbour,this was the birthplace of the Diamond Princess.
After passing under Megami Ohashi bridge we will make our way to Masugae Quay
mobbed and Japanese wagtails obliged.
Nakao tunnel one of many tunnels on route passing through Isahaya.
It was known as "Teppo -machi" gun town from the town houses of foot soldiers.
40,000 koku.Bird of note here was white throated rock thrush.
village was buried by ash during an eruption of Mount Fugen in 1991.
Around the site I noted the superb Daurian redstart,this beautifully coloured bird posed
at some distance.
the car park just before leaving.
Hotel Nampuro,the Miso soup was superb on the way back Isahaya and Ariake Bay confirmed
as great bird sites in Andrew Wrights blog.
the Arsenal a Wenger anthem as we cruised under the suspension bridge out of Nagasaki.