Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Island for Sale!

Name: Holland Island
Location: Yamada Bay, Yamada Town, Iwate Prefecture
Description: A very small island (about one square kilometer in size) covered entirely with Japanese cedar trees and very mountainous. There is a small Shinto Shrine on top, two sandy beaches and a dock. There is no electricity and no running water.
Price: 20,000,000 yen (about 200,000 US dollars) negotiable

Holland Island & Yamada Bay
[ Yamada Island in Yamada Bay ]

SOLD - last year by the local fisherman's association to the town of Yamada. I think the people of Yamada got a bargain! I'd like to buy it and live there!

Thanks to my friend M.T. who told me about this!

You can see my photos of Yamada Island on Flickr.

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