716 words by 2 writers in Tosa-shi & Setagaya-ku

Stories filed under Pilgrimage

japan, Travel, pilgrimage

The Gate

by Jack Cheng

Setagaya-ku — Every place has its own gate, and for Tokyo it’s this: a tree-like cafe in Shimokitazawa with spiced rum chai, walls of books, and a mouth harp player whose nickname is “Love”. It’s through here that ...

Temples, pilgrimage

What walking through a pitch black tunnel taught me about humanity.

by Elizabeth Mueller

Tosa-shi — I’m in Shikoku, doing the 88 temple pilgrimage. 四国八十瀉八おへんろ。 As cliche as it sounds this pilgrimage has been more about who I’ve met along the way than the physical temples I’ve visited. Nothing bro...

Create a free account

Have an account? Sign in.

Sign up with Facebook