Ginko trees (inchō・銀杏), along with momiji (紅葉) and persimmon (kaki・柿 – not to be confused with the other kaki meaning oyster) make for a staple of the Japanese autumn.
Photo above – A brief glimpse of the Mt. Shiomi area in the Minami Alps. As I mentioned in a
Japan hasn’t been forced into self-isolation yet which honestly is quite worrying. Why is the rest of the world locking its doors while Japan isn’t?
I previously wrote about the camera gear I use when bike packing here but since the outdoor activities I do
Mt. Gozaisho – This was our fourth time hiking up there this year, including one snow hike, and there’s every
I’ve been cycling ever since I was a kid. When I moved to Japan permanently way back in 2001 I