11th November, 2019 Day 2: Ovacık to Kabak Distance: 18.4km Ascent / Descent: 710m / 810m Weather: 27 degrees C, mostly overcast, hot when the sun came out but otherwise […]
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 […]
I recently contributed to an article on the Mighty Goods website regarding packing for Japan’s Kumano Kodo pilgrimage – it’s a terrific article that includes tips from 9 hikers and […]
The Kumano Kodo in Japan and Camino de Santiago in Spain are the only two Unesco World Heritage listed pilgrimages in the world and as such, they have been “twinned” […]
Ohechi route Day 4, Kushimoto to Nachi, 35km Accommodation: Miyoshiya Ryokan in Tanabe, ¥3200 Sunrise is now at 4.50am but it was a cloudy morning and it took a while for […]
Ohechi route Day 3, Susami to Kushimoto, 43km Accommodation: Minshuku Sakaji, ¥4,000 including breakfast, 0735-62-1117 I left the minshuku in Susami just after sunrise knowing I had a long day […]