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Month: March 2017

Track My Tour – Kumano Kodo

Track My Tour – Kumano Kodo

TRACK MY TOUR LINK Click here to Kumano Kodo TrackMyTour! It will be active from 4/2/2017 to 4/21/2017:  https://trackmytour.com/V7Kfl Follow my daily progress with Track My Tour, an IPhone app that lets me take pictures and add comments and will map my progress along the route. I will be updating it hopefully every evening when I have WIFI access.  Don’t be alarmed if I don’t post because there will be days when I might not have access.  Also remember there…

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The Kumano Kodo

The Kumano Kodo

In 2004, two UNESCO World Heritage trails, the Camino de Santiago and the Kumano Kodo signed a “Sister Road” agreement and have been doing some joint marketing.  They have a program that if you walk both trails you can get a special “Dual Pilgrim” designation– all you have to do is document your journey and bring your certified credential from the other trail. I’ll be traveling with a group from the Colorado Mountain Club.  Here is the trip overview from their website….

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My Gear – Kumono Kodo

My Gear – Kumono Kodo

Three weeks in Japan should be easier to pack for than 6 weeks in Spain but it turns out to be very similar because I will basically be doing the same thing just for a shorter amount of time.  Overall I found the process a lot easier this time around because I’m now “experienced” (LOL!) I’m opting to bring one of Wally’s ultralight backpacks this time because it is a little smaller than the one I used in Spain and I’m planning…

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