One Man Walking
Entries from December 2007

Keeping in touch

December 25th, 2007

I have in my hands a brand new N810, Nokia’s latest internet tablet. It’s taking some getting used to, the application servers seem to be broken, but I have WordPy installed and it’s the first step to blogging from the road.

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Why do I walk?

December 20th, 2007

   I watched Kintaro Walks japan again last night and noticed things I didn’t spot before. He was wearing really heavy boots, big solid leather ones and the weather didn’t look like southern California. This second point should be obvious but it means this walk is going to need very different gear to the stuff I [...]

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Shikoku Pilgrimage

December 12th, 2007

The island of Shikoku is the smallest of the main four in Japan. Around its perimeter runs the 88 temple pilgrimage started by Kobo Daishi in the 8th century. He’s also credited with bringing script from China and esoteric buddhism. His body now lies in a temple on Mount Koya and legend has it he [...]

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