Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Hakodate, a port of Japan, situated on a peninsula in the south of the island of Yezo, is built on the slope of a hill 1,200 feet high. Since 1859 the port, which has a fine harbour, has been open to Europeans. The trade is chiefly in seaweed, sulphur, and salted salmon.

“Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds”
James 1:2