#89 – TSURUGI-DAKE
So the story goes that Tsurugi-dake, the magnificent culmination at the north-western tip of the Japanese Alps, was the last of the country’s major peaks to be scaled. 1,069 more words
#67 – TSURUGI-SAN
“What is this dark world I find myself in, replete with its gloom and dilapidation? Who are these people, stooped and hunkered, wandering its dimly lit streets?” Impressions from first night on the island of Shikoku were entangled in my own malignant disposition. 692 more words
Despite waking up to cold wet weather this morning, I embarked on a hike of Mt. Tsurugi, in Tokushima prefecture. After all, I had spent nearly 2 hours making the drive up the winding narrow canyons yesterday to get here, and I knew it was a pretty nice hike (having visited once before); it seemed a shame to waste the opportunity. 1,513 more words
Tsurugi is a landmark peak in the Northern Alps of Japan, still pretty much covered with ice and snow early May.This image is a high resolution panoramic stitch.