Climbing in Ogawayama

Adventurous climbing in Japan

Most memorable crack climb When I told friends that I was going to Japan, I saw countless pictures appear in their mind’s eye. Samurai, geisha, women in kimonos, onsen (hot springs for bathing), tea ceremonies, skyscrapers with neon signs, mangas, crowded trains, temples and castles and Mount Fuji. I’ve been in Japan for almost a […]

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Returning to Yangshuo

The last days in China I spent in my beloved Yangshuo. It was still cold and rainy. The clouds were hanging low and the sun was rarely seen. For the remaining time I rented a scooter with a built-in rain/sun umbrella. The Chinese are creative, even though one rarely associate this attribute with China. But […]

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