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 […]
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” […]
Nakahechi route Day 5 – Koguchi to Ukegawa along the Kogumotori-goe trail then onto Hongu Taisha and Yunomine Onsen (Dainichi-goe), 19.5km Accommodation: Minshuku Teruteya in Yunomine Onsen, ¥8200 including dinner and […]
Nakahechi route Day 4, Kii Katsuura to Nachi Taisha via Daimonzaka then along the Ogumotori-goe trail to Koguchi, 25km Accommodation: Shizen no ie, Koguchi, ¥9300 including dinner, breakfast and a […]
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 […]