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Like most of post-tsunami Japan, the streets of Tsumago lay empty, very unusual for the tourist magnet this picture-friendly town is. Walking into town from Magome felt like walking on the set of a wind-blown deserted street of a spaghetti … Continue reading

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Hiking the Nakasendo: Magome to Tsumago Pt 1

My first foray at a hike. A real hike. Not the 1km ‘hike’ to the local mall. But a real doozy of a 8km hike. The Tsumago-Magome hike is well known among travelers and well worth the effort. Your footsteps … Continue reading

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