Mountain Huts

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One of my favorite Japan adventure blogs is Ridgeline Images, and it is all about hiking and backpacking in Japan (mostly in the vicinity of Tokyo). I have been following the blog for several years now and have thoroughly enjoyed all the posts. A few days ago he published an article about … Read More

Japanese Craftsmanship

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The craftsmanship of Japanese artisans is extraordinary – a fact known to many but one that has become more apparent to me through first hand experience. Last month, Discover Tenkara featured my article about Yamano-san, and his bamboo fishing rod craftsmanship. Then a few weeks later Jason Klass at Tenkara Talk featured … Read More

November

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November is a beautiful month in Japan – the fall colors are in full swing, the days are cool the evenings are brisk, and preparations are in full swing for snow. However, the lull between Tenkara season and ski season requires that I get creative to find things to do. … Read More

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