NHK -- Mar 19
A sightseeing trolley train has started operating for the year in Kumamoto Prefecture, where people are still recovering from a series of earthquakes last April.
People gathered on Saturday at Takamori Station on the Minamiaso Railway line to see off the first service.
News source: NHK
On a day in early February that saw a dusting of snow, about 70 people from 11 countries visited Aizuwakamatsu in Fukushima Prefecture. The visitors - from countries including France, Spain and Italy - were participating in a tour organized by Tokyo-based travel agency Miki Tourist Co. (the-japan-news.com)