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ALL MAPS DESIGNED BY MARY KING 2006
Leg Three, Leg Four and Leg Five of our walk
From Wakayama (on Honshu), we crossed over to Shikoku Island. We walked a zigzag through Tokushima Prefecture, and then covered Kochi Prefecture and walked up to Ehime Prefecture. From Ehime Prefecture crossed the Shimanami Kaido bridges that link various islands in the Seto Inland Sea. We walked over the bridge and then sailed a short way to Onomichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture (which is back on Honshu). We then walked up to Fukayama City, and from there crossed by ferry back to Kagawa Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku.
Once we had finished walking Shikoku, we crossed again to Honshu Island by ferry (to Okayama Prefecture) and from there we walked on through the Chugoku Region (Okayama, Tottori, Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures).
From Shimonoseki City, in Yamaguchi Prefecture, we crossed under the Kanmon Tunnel to Kyushu Island, on which we walked Fukuoka Prefecture, Saga Prefecture, Nagasaki Prefecture, Kumamoto Prefecture and Kagoshima Prefecture. From Kagoshima city, we then sailed for our final prefecture, Okinawa.