Here’s a very short introductory video to the Kumano Kodo (the guidebook is out now – click here for details).
It’s been almost three years in the making and the Kumano Kodo guidebook is now published! Available through Cicerone, online and bookstores. I’m celebrating by cycling across my favourite country […]
Koyasan Day 3 – Exploring Koyasan Accommodation: Muryoko-in temple, Koyasan There’s a lot to see in Koyasan and you really need two-three days to try and see everything without rushing […]
Koyasan Day 2 – Nyoninmichi Loop, 15.5km Accommodation: Jizo-in temple, Koyasan I picked up a map of the Nyoninmichi loop trail from the Shukubo Tourist Office in the middle of […]
Koyasan Day 1 – Choishimichi from Koyasan to Kudoyama station, 24km (then back to Koyasan by train and cable car) Accommodation: Jizo-in temple, Koyasan Because I could only book one […]
Kohechi route Day 4 – Omata to Koyasan, 16.8km Accommodation: Rengejo-in Temple, Koyasan, ¥12000 including Shojin-ryori dinner and breakfast Breakfast was at 7am and considering it was the last day and […]
熊野古道 The Kumano Kodo is a network of ancient pilgrimage trails linking the former capitals of Kyoto and Nara to three sacred sites in the mountainous, rugged and exceptionally scenic […]