Students from Castlegar’s sister city in Japan, Embetsu, toured Zuckerberg Island as part of their recent visit. Several students from Castlegar will get their chance to visit Embetsu next July.
“We’re looking forward to seeing the culture and how its different from ours. and I want to learn the language a little bit more,” said Victoria Apostoliuk, one of the local students that will traveling to Japan.
The visiting students from Embetsu were impressed with the beauty that they saw in the region. In addition to seeing Zuckerberg Island, the students also got tours of the RCMP building, City Hall, the Fire Hall, the Skate Park, and the Recreation Complex.