Travelogue Japan: Kumano Kodo, Part II “花鳥風月 Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon”

I hope you enjoy this short series about my experience walking the Kumano Kodo (熊野古道) with my sister and mother in April 2017. Kumano is the name of the mountainous region at the heart of the Kii Peninsula in the Wakayama prefecture of Japan. ‘Kodo’ is Japanese for an ancient road. The Kumano Kodo is an extensive network of ancient… Continue reading Travelogue Japan: Kumano Kodo, Part II “花鳥風月 Flower, Bird, Wind, Moon”

Travelogue Japan: Kumano Kodo, Part I “the uphill climb”

I hope you enjoy this short series about my experience walking the Kumano Kodo (熊野古道) with my sister and mother in April 2017. Kumano is the name of the mountainous region at the heart of the Kii Peninsula in the Wakayama prefecture of Japan. 'Kodo' is Japanese for an ancient road. The Kumano Kodo is an extensive network of ancient… Continue reading Travelogue Japan: Kumano Kodo, Part I “the uphill climb”