Tag Archive: Unesco

Oct 09 2012

Mamamia Utsunomiya

The leg from Mt. Shirane to Nakanojo (52 km/32 miles) is almost a constant downhill track which is of course a lot of fun. I’m pausing in Utsonomiya for three days as I’d like to see the tomb in Nikko which is about 40 km away from my host in Utsunomiya. There is only one …

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Jun 16 2012

Smart Sillas, silly sex. (Yeoncheong – Gyeongju – Ulsan)

When approaching Gyeongju hundreds of little bizarre round hills are to be found everywhere. Even within the city’s parks. Later on I shall find out that these are ancient tombs. Gyeongju – capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (57 BC – 935 AD) -with its surrounding UNESCO world heritage temples, sights and the very …

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Aug 22 2011

The twelfth week

Fuji San

Here comes the San… It’s time for a countryside trip again! This time to Japan’s highest mountain, Fuji San. And I already found the perfect partner for this hike. Andreas, my school friend whom I introduced last week. He has already climbed the 3776 m high Fuji San three times from the very bottom to …

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