More than a year after the tragic tsunami and earthquake in Japan, it may surprise you to see that there are still sobering reminders of the devastation.
Peter recently traveled to Sendai, an area that was hit hard by the tsunami. Throughout Sendai, you can see evidence of the natural disaster. From the economic loss of junkyards filled with submerged cars to the personal loss of cemeteries that have become stone and marble scrapheap, watch as Peter walks through the residue of the massive destruction as well as the country’s rebuilding efforts.
For more information on the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, keep reading:
- Voluntourism Spotlight: JEN in Tohoku, Japan
- Travel Advice on Dealing with the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami
- 8.9 Earthquake in Japan: Assessing The Damage, Death Toll
Video by filmmaker and photojournalist Mark Wexler. Edited by Alyssa Caverley.