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Mitsumine in the mist

Hi blog. This is a mostly photographic post that came about in a rather unusual way. Former workmate, occasional hiking buddy and sometime co-conspirator Ian “Goat” was in my neck of the woods for his last two days in the … Continue reading

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Takao – a hill by any other name

Mt. Takao is a popular hiking retreat for urbanites – within one hour of central Tokyo, several routes, including one paved all the way (perfect for those elderly types who buy all the essential hiking gear which never seems to … Continue reading

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Blast from the Past

I originally wrote this just over a decade ago.  For years, the only surviving copy was in a box among Ian’s mementos of his first “tour of duty” in Japan.  Now, thanks to the wonders of modern technology, it’s back. … Continue reading

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