Join us in a trip up the Dorokyo Gorge. Ideally, you want to take this trip for real. But, until then this little video will give you a sense of what it would be like. Normally people take the jet … Continue reading
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I really like this video. It is up close and personal.
Here is an article I wrote for Global Voices of Japan. LINK: http://glovoicesjp.com/etc/english-the-shingu-fire-festival.html?lang=en The Shingu Fire Festival ‘Tanomude! Tanomude! Tanomude!’ This is what you will hear as the sun goes down in Shingu City every year on February 6th. As … Continue reading
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The Kumano area is located on the southern tip of the Kii Peninsula. To get there from Osaka takes about three and a half hours by train. The region is about 100 kilometers south of Osaka. Ancient Kumano was one … Continue reading