I’ve been cycling ever since I was a kid. When I moved to Japan permanently way back in 2001 I
Friday evening after work I hitched a ride with a friend and his wife to Gokayama (五箇山), a world heritage
I did a short bike packing trip from Agematsu (上松) to Mt. Ontake (御嶽山) recently, catching the late afternoon train from
The good thing about living in central Japan is that you are only a few hours away from the Japanese
More from Mt. Ontake. I’m really looking forward to hiking up in winter and exploring the nearby villages a lot
After returning from India I promised myself that I would try to see more of Japan, preferably by bicycle and with a camera. These are far from great shots – I have know idea how to take a good landscape – but it doesn’t matter. It’s the getting outdoors part that’s the most enjoyable.
I’m taking a week long trip to Shikoku next week to travel around both Kochi and Tokushima prefectures (I used to live in Tokushima) and to catch the wonderful Awa Odori for what I think will be my 5th time. I’ll be taking my Leicas, a huge Mamiya RB67 borrowed from Darren, and of course my bicycle(s).