Inspired, I decided to take a walk. Takihara to Kii Nagashima, in Mie prefecture is a mere blip on a map but enough of a challenge to test a walking novice’s resolve.
This is more of a note to myself than anything else. A reminder that the mountains are still there.
Photo above – A brief glimpse of the Mt. Shiomi area in the Minami Alps. As I mentioned in a
Kasugai’s 3 peaks – again. My go to weekday hike.
Stand pretty much anywhere in Nagoya with an elevated view and look northeast. You’ll see a small mountain range slowly being eaten away by a quarry.
When you think of big Japanese cities I doubt that mountain biking comes to mind. But if you know where to look even in the major urban sprawls you’ll be able to find potential trails.