Japan – At Journey’s End

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016. Three days into my hike along the Nakasendo Way, from Kyoto to Tokyo, by way of the Shiga, Gifu, Nagano, and Saitama prefectures, the journey ended. The reasons for this sudden ending of my trek was manifold, with various factors all aiding in the decision to change my course and travel … Read More

Japan – Honshu to Shikoku to Kyushu to Honshu, and Other Observations In-between – Part 1

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Sunday, 29 May 2016. It is a rainy Sunday morning, in Nagasaki, and I am on a bus, warm and dry, heading to Fukuoka, my final stopover on the island of Kyushu. In three days time, I will once again be back in Honshu, the biggest of the four main islands of Japan, where another … Read More