Guide to Travelling around Japan on Bicycle

What were your best and worst experiences? See the Top Moments blog post. Where do you recommend going for sight seeing / doing? See the Best Moments Article. To list them I would say… For those who have not been to Japan Kyoto – Nijo Palace, Inari Shrine, the golden temple and more Akihabara – Anime town … Continue reading Guide to Travelling around Japan on Bicycle

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Mount Tsurugi (剣山), Shikoku

Straight from Japan Guide; Mount Tsurugi (剣山, Tsurugisan) is a 1955 meters high mountain that lies at the eastern end of the remote Iya Valley. The second tallest mountain on Shikoku Island, Mount Tsurugi is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains and a center of Shugendo, a Japanese folk religion based on mountain worship. … Continue reading Mount Tsurugi (剣山), Shikoku

Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路)

The Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路 Shikoku Henro) or Shikoku Junrei (四国巡礼) is a multi-site pilgrimage of 88 temples associated with the Buddhist monk Kūkai (Kōbō Daishi) on the island of Shikoku, Japan. It looks something like this: I think I've seen enough temples in one trip to warrant not doing something like this, however I thought … Continue reading Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路)