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Japan's Nakasendo Walk

Japan’s Nakasendo Walk. Photography by Kevin Kelly. The Nakasendo is an old road in Japan that connects Kyoto to Tokyo - it was once a major foot highway. I want to back pack Tokyo to Kyoto make it happen!

Kyoto, Japan

Kinkakuji 金閣寺 ("Golden Pavilion"), a Zen temple in northern Kyoto, Japan. "Kinkakuji in snow" photo by Takeshi Kuboki www.

The peak of Mt. Fuji

Mount Fuji, located on Honshu Island in Japan, is an adventurer's dream vacay. This well-known symbol of Japan is a destination hot spot for sightseers as well as climbers.

Moss Garden - Sanzen-in temple in Ohara, Kyoto, Japan| ღஜღ~|cM

Green: Moss garden and Jizo (stone statue), Sanzen-in Temple, Kyoto, Japan

Bamboo path in Sagano, Kyoto, Japan

Bamboo path in Sagano, Kyoto, Japan No wonder high things always contain some spiritual idea for humans

Spring and Geisha. Gennin-temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Kimonos are handmade, and geisha usually get kimonos designed just for them. Kimono prints and fabrics change with the seasons, but they are always made of silk. Geisha also spend about two hours just doing their makeup, hair, and putting on the kimono!

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野 Running through the town at night, wearing kimono and geta after a little too much sake with Geisha.

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan

Tsumagojuku, Nagano, Japan 妻籠宿 長野 Running through the town at night, wearing kimono and geta after a little too much sake with Geisha.

Kokoro (near Nijo Station), Kyoto, Japan

Houjoubashi, Shinsen-en (near Nijo Station), Kyoto, Japan, photograph by Melinda Antaramian.

Shinsekai (New World in English) is an old neighbourhood in south downtown Osaka, Japan

新世界、大阪、日本。 Shinsekai (New World in English) is an old neighbourhood in south downtown Osaka . It was created in 1912 as a model of New York in its northern half and Paris in its southern half