Waiting for the dawn is the fabulous moment on a ferry.
Consisting of several thousand islands,
Japan is naturally home to an extensive network of ferry routes.
Many small islands can only be reached by ship.
Shorter routes are served by small ships ,
be able to carry a couple of cars and a few dozens of passengers.
Longer route are served by large ferries connecting four main islands.
Large ferries can carry hundreds of vehicles and passengers ,
are usually equipped with a range of amenities such as public baths and restaurants.