Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The tsunami in Japan

Only one pine tree has managed to survive in the pine forest in Rikuzentakata Takata Matsubara, a city devastated by the earthquake / tsunami and become the symbol of resistance and rebirth for the locals.
"The pine tree is the symbol of Rikuzentakata. We are proud that at least one pine to be able to resist, " said an official of the Association for Tourism in the prefecture of Iwate. 
Takata Matsubara, a sandy beach surrounded by pine trees. was considered one of the most beautiful in the region and each year attracts a large number of tourists


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