A Journey of 1000 Li

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21 May 2010

Zen Temples and Boiled Tofu: Sightseeing in Kyoto


Kyoto Photo Album We’ve had a wonderful couple of days being regular tourists here in Kyoto–we saw quite a few temples and shrines, tried some new food, and made a few new friends. Our bodies feel a little more rested now, and we’re looking forward to getting back on the road and out of the […]

Posted by Kelly under: bicyle touring; Shrines; Sightseeing.


11 May 2010

Video Diary #5: Low Tide at Miyajima Shrine


On our way to Hiroshima, Vicky and I stopped at Miyajima Shrine and walked out underneath the great torii. Sorry about the audio quality–I’ll try to speak louder next time!

Posted by Kelly under: japan cycling route; Shrines.


11 May 2010

Shrines and deer on the road to Hiroshima


Iwakuni to Hiroshima Distance: 33 miles Total Distance:257 miles Photo Gallery Hi everyone! We’re here in the beautiful city of Hiroshima, after a full day of riding and sightseeing. We got up early in the morning in Iwakuni (a little over 30 miles from Hiroshima) and took some time to get online. We’ve found it […]

Posted by Kelly under: bicyle touring; japan cycling route; On the road; Shrines.