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Exploring Japan’s Biggest Sand Dunes

To view more photos and videos from the dunes, explore the Tottori Sand Dunes location page.

Huge sand hills, strong winds and camelback rides—these aren’t exactly the scenes you’d expect to find in Japan. Yet at the Tottori Sand Dunes in Tottori, Japan, that’s exactly what you can expect to find. Located in the southwestern region of Honshū Island and neighboring the Sea of Japan, these sand dunes are the only of their kind in the country. Covering an area of 30 square kilometers (7,413 acres), the dunes developed over thousands of years as volcanic sediments from nearby mountains were carried out into the Sea of Japan through the Sendai River. Strong ocean winds brought the sand back ashore to create the dunes. The desert-like environment, along with a herd of imported camels, provide an extraordinary view for locals and visiting Instagrammers alike.

Podcast meets nexus7

I listen to podcast via nexus7.
I am using podcast addict.

Main reason is that iOS podcast app playback sucks.
In that way, podcast addict is flexible in setting playback speed.
Design or something is not so good, but I don’t care about that.

In addition, 7 inch tablet is suitable for podcast, because it is easy to follow shownote links, and read the webpages. And I can also put it in my pocket.

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