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Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 6

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From Kanazawa, we headed to Senmaida also known as a thousand rice fields flowing into the Sea of Japan. We took a whole day traveling to Wajima, a...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 5

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Mom found the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage on the National Geographic website. After the Onaida Nature Trail I was a little hesitant to go on another Japanese hike, but since...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 4

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We went from an ancient rugged rain forest to an automobile factory in Toyota. It’s named after the Toyoda family which owns Toyota. Mom found a sign out...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 3

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The portion of Onaida Nature Trail  we went on was under the forest canopy the entire way except at the very end where I was surrounded by misty clouds...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 2

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Nara, a little town outside of Kyoto, was one of the few places that we saw a lot of other international tourists. We were all there for the...

Urban Camping - 7 Week Backpacking Trip Through Japan - Week 1

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Traveling from Seattle, WA to Tokyo was strange enough all by itself, but then to make it all the way to Kyoto in the same week, going from one great...

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