Postcard from Japan: Following in Basho’s footsteps

Yesterday I finally made it to the ‘mountain temple’ – Yamadera. The 1000 or so steps to the top were a bit of a killer, and I’m feeling it in my legs today, but boy was it worth it! It was incredible to tread the path that haiku poet Basho once trod…

Yamadera

Yamadera

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