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Explore Hidden Japan

Camino de Santiago? Appalachian Trail? Tour du Mont Blanc? What about Japan? Follow an ancient pilgrimage route where you will discover a cultural and historical experience unique in the world. Hike through the forests of the Ki Peninsula visiting the Grand Shrines of Kumano, staying in Japanese inns (ryokans) and enjoying traditional cuisine of rural Japan .

Join Neil Martin and Pati Roberts as they follow the ancient pilgrimage route On Tuesday, September 11, at 7:30 pm at Haysboro Community Hall at 1204 89 Avenue SW (a few blocks west of Elbow Drive on 89th Avenue SW).

Presenters: Neil Martin and Pati Roberts 

Kumano Kodo
Oku Japan
Kumano Kodo self-guided walking
https://www.okujapan.com/trips/kumano-kodo-self-guided-walking-5-days-12

Mt Koya
https://www.okujapan.com/trips/spiritual-mount-koya-86

Accommodation
Tokyo
Sakura Ikebukuro
https://www.sakura-hotel.co.jp/ikebukuro

Mt Koya
Saizen-in Monastery
http://www.koya.or.jp/en/index.html

Kyoto
Capsule Ryokan
http://capsule-ryokan-kyoto.hotels-in-kyoto.com/en/#main

Naoshima
Benesse House
http://benesse-artsite.jp/en/stay/benessehouse/

Across Japan
Toyoko-inn
https://www.toyoko-inn.com/eng/

Toyoko-inn Club Card
https://www.toyoko-inn.com/club/index.html?lcl_id=ends


Hiking Links

PCT www.pcta.org

CDT http://continentaldividetrail.org

GDTA http://www.greatdividetrail.com

Trail Journals

PCT www.trailjournals.com/patiandneil

CDT www.trailjournals.com/neilandpati2016

Japan www.trailjournals.com/neilandpatikumanokodo

Hawaii Volcanoes www.trailjournals.com/hawaiivolcanoes

Camino de Santiago www.trailjournals.com/neilandpati



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