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 […]
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 […]
Ohechi route Day 2, Tonda to Susami, 25km Accommodation: Minshuku Iwamoto in Susami, 0739-55-2227 I took the first train this morning from Tanabe station (6.19am) back to Tonda station (6.36am) […]
Ohechi route Day 1, Tanabe to Tonda, 19km Accommodation: Miyoshiya Ryokan Tanabe, ¥3200 I arrived back in Tanabe yesterday after finishing the Iseji route and booked back into Miyoshiya Ryokan. At […]
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 […]