The blog of Tokyo based photographer and photojournalist, Damon Coulter

A Trip Down Nightmare Lane

Tomioka

The sun may have been out and the ground drier but due to the fact that not many people have been in the two years since the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in 2011, the scenes of destruction in Tomioka were very reminiscent of the time I was working in Iwate just after the disaster. Add in some radioactivity and you have a nightmarish landscape that was just a little too familiar to be comfortable.

Off out to the zone again today.

Later

Damon

More images of Tomioka Town inside the Fukushima exclusion zone at my archive site here:

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