For my third 5x5 day trip using the Seishun 18 pass, I randomly selected Matsumoto, a city in Nagano Prefecture enclosed by mountains. The city has a venerated history: in the Edo Period, it housed the seat of the Matsumoto Domain. The trip was shorter than usual because of how…
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"It sometimes felt like a magical being had waved its clawed hand and transported me to another town or village, hundreds of kilometers away."
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"Windows were shattered, roof tiles had crumbled, porches and walls were half-swallowed by creeping vines."
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A taste of what's coming in the next 4-5 weeks.
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Walks from a Hat