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SENPO MAP and my Beppu adventure

Hello! It's me, patokon with an update on some of the work I've been doing lately. This year, my good friend Junya Hanada told me about his plan to open a guest house in Beppu which is about 3.5 hours away from Mifune where we both live. He also told me that he wanted me to design a series of cards featuring local little-known establishments that guests could choose in order to make their own personal itinerary. I was asked to handle design and illustration duties in addition to managing the volunteers who were students from various countries studying at Beppu's Asia-Pacific University.
First, let me tell you about the guest house. It is called In Bloom Beppu and is just a hop, skip, and a jump from Beppu Station. My friend Junya is one of the nicest guys you could ever meet and is doing his best to make In Bloom Beppu a great place to use as a home base for exploring Beppu. Now let me tell you about the project. My first trip up to Beppu was in Feb. and I met with Junya, …