Heikedaira 平家平, Kanmuriyama 冠山 Day Hike

Have you ever heard The Tale of the Heike or the Genpei war? On April 25th 1185 the Genji clan fleet defeated the Taira (aka Heike)-clan fleet in the Shimonoseki Strait. This was part of a long war waged across Japan to gain control of the Imperial court. After their defeat, members of the Taira clan are... Continue Reading →

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Hijiri Shrine, Ochi-cho 聖神社越知町 Short Hike

A hidden shrine, tunnel, bridges and waterfalls await you on this short half-day hike in Ochi-town (越知町), Kochi Prefecture. If you find yourself nearby and have half a day to spare be sure to check this place out. Your navigation app will get you so far but according to Google Maps the last section of the road doesn't... Continue Reading →

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