Going south from Jodogama. The pictures below are in Miyako and Yamada.
|A ship still there, but a lot of debris cleaned, the roads have been|
|Piles of rubbish, but very neatly cleaned.|
|A couple of km down the road|
|The houses are all marked with paint to say they have been|
checked - either by the Japanese Self Defence Force or the
|Driving along, there was no way to know the fate of|
occupants of any of the buildings.
|road barriers bent|
|destruction... had the houses been built up the hill.....|
|the sea walls did not protect, though looking at the towns|
it is possible that they may have reduced damage - I haven't
read anything about it yet. It was one of my unanswered questions.
|With the sea walls, some tsunami gates were broken, I am not|
sure to what extent they served as a hindrance by trapping flood water
inside the villages.
|there has been a fantastic effort made with the roads.|
The road has been rerouted ahead here.