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We want to go to Tokushima!!

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We were invited to join the Discover Tokushima Tourism Seminar in early February and there we got to learn what a wonderful and mystical place Tokushima is. By the time we left the seminar we were ready to pack our hiking boots and be on our way to enjoy all that Tokushima has to offer. In recent y ...readmore

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