With Japan under another state of emergency and residents being asked to stay closer to home and within the prefecture walking the Kiso-ji (木曽路), Ise-ji (伊勢路), and some sections of the Nakasendō (中山道), now would be selfish.
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?
13th October, 2021I’ve since updated my camera to a Panasonic LUMIX S5. You can read about it here. I previously
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
Back in August while browsing trails on the wonderful YAMAP app I came across a trail starting just outside Agematsu
I’ve been wanting to combine cycling with hiking for a while now and decided that this weekend was going to
Last weekend we took another hike up Mt. Gozaisho. This time we took the back route (裏道) to the top