AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Driving through the Japanese Alps

Driving through the Japanese Alps

Posted on Jul 21, 2014

Our time in the centre of the Japanese Alps was now over and we were going to head to the southern Alps to the Kiso Valley. The Kiso Valley is well known in Japan because the Nakasendo, which was one of the main ancient highways between Kyoto (the capital) and Edo (before it was renamed Tokyo), ran through the valley. The journey took about 23 days between the two cities and was used by everyone, from samurai to officials, tradesmen,...

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