A Journey of 1000 Li

Archive for the ‘video’ Category

21 May 2010

Video Diary #11: The Rock Garden at Ryoanji

 

One of the first places we visited in Kyoto was the famous rock garden at Ryoanji. It was quite crowded, but still very impressive.

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

0 

17 May 2010

Video Diary #10: The Ropeway to Kankakei

 

Kankakei is a very pretty rock gorge overlooking the Inland Sea from the island of Shodoshima. To get up there, you either need to take a long road that winds its way around to the peak, or else you hop in the Ropeway car and get hauled to the top. We choose the ropeway, since […]

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

3 

17 May 2010

Video Diary #9: Taking the ferry to Shodoshima

 

We took a ferry from Takamatsu to the island of Shodoshima: here’s our last view of Shikoku for this trip!

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

0 

15 May 2010

Video Diary #8: On the beach in Niihama

 

Here’s a video of one of our favorite campsites so far, at a city park in Niihama, Shikoku. Vicky apologizes for the extreme closeup–she was trying to figure out how to zoom while taking a video

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

0 

14 May 2010

Video Diary #7: Biking along the Shimanami Kaido

 

Here’s a video from the Shimanami Kaido Cycling Route. This was taken while crossing the second bridge.

Posted by Kelly under: bicyle touring; japan cycling route; video.

1 

12 May 2010

Video Diary #8: On the beach in Niihama

 

Here’s a short video of our favorite campsite so far–right on the beach in Niihama. Warm weather, lots of sun, and very quiet–except for the wedding ceremony and fireworks just before we went to bed!

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

0 

10 May 2010

Video Diary #4: Climbing out of Tsuwano

 

Here’s our last look at Tsuwano before we headed back to Iwakuni on the coast.

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

0 

9 May 2010

Video Diary #3: Descending into Tsuwano

 

Sorry for the horrendous wind noise on this one! In my defense, I was going downhill at about 30 miles an hour at the time…

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

3