Nakasendō/Kisoji – Magome and Tsumago
Magome (馬籠) and Tsumago (妻籠) — possibly the two most popular villages on the Nakasendō (中山道). My first visit was way back in 2000 if memory serves me well and I’ve been back on numerous occasions ever since.
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 on the Nakasendo (中山道) in southwest Nagano. At 1667m and a total distance of just under 7kms it’s not a particularly long hike but it was definitely tough in places. Plenty of rickety steep ladders…
Hiking, Photography: Thirteen Summers for One Winter
How these photos happened. 1. Get given a bag full of cheap film that’s 13 years out of date. Share some with friends whether they want it or not. 2. Buy a discarded panorama camera that was briefly popular in the 1980s and 90s. Budget for no more than ¥500 ($5/£3) 3. Wait for winter…