"Plains deceive you; they cause you to think that life is easy! Mountains never deceive you; they teach you the realities! Go to the mountains! ~ (Mehmet Murat ildan words of wisdom, aphorisms, wise sayings, quotations) photo: Mount Fuji, Japan in fall.
Japan’s Nakasendo Walk. Photography by Kevin Kelly. The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo - it was once a major foot highway. I want to back pack Tokyo to Kyoto make it happen!
A spectacular Shinto Shrine dedicated to Tokugawa Ieyasu, the founder of the Tokugawa shogunate who died in The richly decorated gate is called "higurashi-no-mon," meaning that one could look at it until sundown