It rained hard the day before so hiking on muddy and slippery mountain trails was out of the question, especially with a young daughter in tow.
Quiet roads, a leisurely distance, and a remarkably well-preserved village to finish the day.
17 years. That’s how long I’ve been cycling past the entrance to the Tōkai Shizen Hodō (東海自然歩道) next to Jōkōji Station (定光寺駅) without ever venturing past the entrance.
Nagisodake (南木曽岳) is a hidden secret tucked away behind Magome (馬籠宿) and Tsumago (妻籠宿), probably the two most famous towns
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