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The Henro Part 5.2

So as I said in 5.1, I went to Matsuyama to go to some of the temples on the Shikoku pilgrimage and made it to four of the eight in Matsuyama. 843 more words

Culture

Pic of the day: Iwayaji, Shikoku

On our way to Iwayaji temple, one of the 88 temples of the Shikoku pilgrimage. 34 more words

Japan

Thrilling river crossing: vine bridges

When the Heike clan lost the Shido-no-Ura battle in the 13th century, they were forced to flee and live in these remote mountains of the Iya valley. 123 more words

Travel

arriving to Japan: a Power Place to recharge & release

my heart is happy; my spirit is smiling. i feel at peace, at ease and so secure – no worries, no fears – just peace. i feel the limitless potentiality of my Being and my path, of what this planet has to offer, a reconnection with myself via a personal power place. 585 more words

The Henro Part 5.1

This past Monday was a national holiday in Japan (Umi no hi 海の日) and so I had the day off. I decided to use the day to get back on the pilgrimage trail. 682 more words

Culture

Running Away to Matsuyama

A few weeks ago, I was starting to feel fed up. Fed up with a lot of things, and those things were beginning to tire me out. 349 more words

Travel

Japan Urges Thousands To Flee Typhoon

Japanese authorities have urged at least 350,000 people to flee from Typhoon Nangka, as it made landfall on Japan, killing at least two people. 126 more words

World