Month: April 2017

Japan: Camping Amongst the Cabbages

The country air had a distinct cabbage smell, signalling we were now in Tahara prefecture after joining the cars on the 1-hour Ise-wan ferry from Toba.  Tehara was one of our last rural outposts before reaching the major landmarks of Mount Fuji and our final destination, Tokyo.

Japan: Kyoto to Taki – Three Cycling Trails

After spending over a week in Kyoto, it was time to pack up and say goodbye.  The weather was completely the opposite to when we rode in from Osaka.  Beautiful, sunny and perfect for long rides and camping, which we were looking forward to.  For the next few days we would end up on three cycling trails, long and short, that made the next few rides pretty spectacular.