Renaissance Naruto Resort
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... Nat bemused a monk by presenting her notebook to stamp – usually henro carry a separate special book to collect stamps and calligraphy from each temple as a memento.
The whole walk took less time than we expected as the terrain was mostly flat concrete roads through the villages between the temples. We didn't technically get lost this time, we just took a slightly longer route than we needed to because we misread a signpost. That ...
... heavens opened and I ran to the train station, there was no guarantee of a bus. Music a rainy run, surprisingly fun. I made my train back to town!
I had met a cool German guy in the morning, when I was looking lost and trying to find the way to the first temple. A lady runs out and indicates a green line leading the way to the first temple. No English but a smiling face. Simon just a small way ahead comments that he had the same issue when he first started the 88 temple walk, ...
... had soba and grilled river trout and was treated to cookies by the super nice staff while I waited for the bus back to Oboke. Then There was a boat ride and a mega walk up a hill with creepy ghost statues, chatty oba sans that gave me candy and I even saw a tanuki! Then onsen at the hotel and back for a giant vegan dinner. Now that I am just getting my bearings and remembering more Japanese it is time to go. ...
From Koya-San we made our way to Shikoku island by ferry, where we headed to Kotahira. En route we stopped off at naruto to marvel at their whirlpools (or massive eddys) and takamatsu to wander about ritsurin park.
Naruto is apparently famed for its "whirlpools" which occur twice a day when the currents change direction. In the park, there is a walkway underneath a huge bridge with glass bottomed sections where you can look at the sea below you. Given some of ...
I can see why this is off-season for walking henro.. Or any pilgrims for that matter. It is crazy hot and humid. On my first day I seriously wondered what I had gotten myself into. I downed litre after litre of water. My backpack grew from 10kg to a hundred kilos, or so it felt anyway. The route led me passed rice paddies and small villages. Nowhere was any shadow to hide in. During the 6km walk between two of the temples I thought I was about to collapse, I just could't hack that ...