at the Lake Biwa Museum, Japan

Robin James Smith

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The fishing village on Okishima Island, Shiga Prefecture. Click on the image for next one in the series.

The fishing village on Okishima Island, the largest island in Lake Biwa. About 450 people live on the island, predominantly making a living from fishing. The island covers an area of 1.52 square km and is mostly forested. There are no cars on the island, with people using bicycles. (Photograph taken 4th August 2007.) (Click on the image to view the next in the series.)