Magome (馬籠) and Tsumago (妻籠) — possibly the two most popular villages on the Nakasendō (中山道). My first visit was
There has always been a part of me that relishes the knowledge that more than likely I was the only one out there on a road bike that day. Even now as the weekend downpour shows no sign of letting up part of me wants to be outside.
Photo above – A brief glimpse of the Mt. Shiomi area in the Minami Alps. As I mentioned in a
Last week I decided to return to the area for another look around and to see what the autumn colours
Stress and difficulty can knock us down. Sitting at our computers, we are overwhelmed with information, with emails, with one thing after another. Should we just sit there and absorb it? Should we sit there with the sickness and let it fester? No. Should we get up and throw ourselves into some other project – […]
I’ve been cycling ever since I was a kid. When I moved to Japan permanently way back in 2001 I