Canoers retrace ancient sea route from Taiwan to Japan

07/09/2019 07:02 PM
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Taipei, July 9 (CNA) A crew of five people arrived in Yonaguni Island in Japan on Tuesday aboard a dugout canoe after paddling some 200 kilometers from the east coast of Taiwan, retracing a route believed to have been taken by explorers some 30,000 years ago.

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