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One Week Road Trip in Shikoku, Japan - Part 1/3

Blogging about my second published article the other day prompted me to dig up my first article, a travel piece on Shikoku. Travel writing takes time, but I’m glad circumstances made me sit down to write it. 444 more words


The Best Temples & Shrines of Japan

Meiji Jingu Shrine (Tokyo): Tokyo’s most venerable and refined Shinto shrine honors Emperor Meiji and his empress with simple yet dignified architecture surrounded by a dense forest. 795 more words


Corniglia to Manarola (via Volastra), 6km (Route 587, 586, 506)

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  • Friday 12th September, 2014
  • Distance 5.8km, 2hr (Routes 587, 586 & 506)

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Cinque Terre

Hello, Autumn!

The singing and the dancing die away
as cooling breezes fan the pleasant air,
inviting all to sleep
without a care.

- from “Autumn” by Vivaldi…

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What is the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage?

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Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage

Rope Bridge

September 21-23, 2012

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How to get there:

You can enter Japan by plane or boat. Though, the number of boats going to Japan from other countries has gone down significantly.   1,034 more words


May 14, 2013: Up the mountain to Temple 60 (plus optional Mt. Ishizuchi climb)

I lucked out with the weather again this morning.  It was bright and sunny, although that meant that it would be getting hot by the afternoon. 3,389 more words