Nakasendō/Kisoji – Walking Kiso Fukushima to Agematsu
It’s been a long time since I walked a section of the Nakasendō (中山道). Back then it was the mountainous trail between Magome (馬籠宿) and Tsumago (妻籠宿), an insanely popular Nakasendō ‘theme park’ for both Japanese and foreign tourists.
Cycling: Climbing Mt. Norikura
Photos taken on the climb up Mt. Norikura, bordering Nagano and Gifu prefectures, central Japan. I don’t cycle up it as much as I should.
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…
Photography: Slow Death
(The title is far more dramatic than I intended but it’s the only one I can think of at the moment) There isn’t anything special about these photos. I’ve uploaded them because I think the Japanese countryside is one of the most beautiful places on the planet (if you give it a chance). Unfortunately it’s…