Sunday, September 23, 2018

Breaking Island News

Japan: Authorities Force Island Hermit to Abandon Desert Island Home

After 29 years of solitude on Sotobanari Island, Japanese authorities have forced 82-year old island hermit Masafumi Nagasaki to abandon his desert island home.

82-year-old Masafumi Nagasaki swapped civilization for a life of solitude back in 1989, setting up base on the island of Sotobanari (Japan) After 29 years of living the castaway lifestyle, …Read More: Japan: Authorities Force Island Hermit to Abandon Desert Island Home

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Asia: A Real Island Hermit Found Near Okinawa

Japan’s balmy tropical islands in the area of Okinawa seem like an ideal place to set up camp and live like a hermit, and one 76-year old man has done just that for more than two decades.

(Sotobanari Image Courtesy of Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport)

When it …Read More: Asia: A Real Island Hermit Found Near Okinawa