The Shimanami Kaido cycling route runs 70 kms from Onomichi in Hiroshima, to Imabari in Ehime prefecture. It winds through islands, and over the bridges connecting them. July might not be the most comfortable time to ride it, as we discovered, but it was still a lot of a fun.
Produced by Where Next Japan
Music: Heaven’s Ride by J Jang
Narration: Ryann Berens
Featuring: Robert Kodama and Hugh Hassey
Camera and editing: Felicity Tillack