A Journey of 1000 Li

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31 May 2010

Sunny skies, hot springs, and a surprise proposal!


Photo album This day in the quaint, quiet ski village and hot spring mecca called Nozawaonsen will undoubtedly remain at the very top of my list of favorite days for the remainder of the trip. We woke up to the smell of breakfast cooking in the kitchen downstairs and the friendly bark of the beagle […]

Posted by Vicky under: Baths and Onsen; bicyle touring; On the road; vicky.


20 May 2010

Zen and the art of bicycle maintenance: a reflection on the trip so far


It’s hard to believe we’ve been in Japan for only 15 days – it feels like forever! The variety of experiences we’ve had has been mind-boggling. There have definitely been ups and downs (as you might expect from a 10 week cycling trip in a foreign country), but overall it’s been a truly amazing experience. […]

Posted by Vicky under: bicyle touring; On the road; vicky.


27 April 2010

What I’m looking forward to


There are so many things I’m excited about when it comes to our long-awaited adventure, which starts in just a few days. In addition to all the sights I can’t wait to see, here are a few that stand out in my mind: Hanging out with monkeys Soaking in Onsen (hot springs) Trying interesting food […]

Posted by Vicky under: Planning; vicky.