I would hope it’s pretty obvious by now, but the view of the sunset from Lake Shinji is pretty famous for being spectacular, especially around the Shimane Art Museum.

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It’s also well known for wild swans, called “Hakucho” (白鳥, literally “white bird”) in Japanese.

hakucho-boat

Not that Hakucho! Though I suppose that can be a wild ride on a very windy day. I meant these hakucho:

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