It’s been a long time since I walked a section of the Nakasendō (中山道). Back then it was the mountainous trail between Magome (馬籠宿) and Tsumago (妻籠宿), an insanely popular Nakasendō ‘theme park’ for both Japanese and foreign tourists.
Late last summer I went on a solo night hike up the Chuo Alps from Agematsu in Nagano. The A
I did a short bike packing trip from Agematsu (上松) to Mt. Ontake (御嶽山) recently, catching the late afternoon train from