August 15, 2017: Chased from Japan’s inland by a 4-day typhoon and rising rivers, we return to the coast and camp at Okhinohama Beach, one of Japan’s most beautiful beaches. But our visa is running out so we’re spending our last two weeks in Kyushu before returning to South Korea.
July 25, 2017: Shikoku has been welcoming is with rain showers and warm temperatures, with empty beaches, good company of our friends Dan & Kyoko, and our first wilderness campsite in Japan!
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A Carnet de Passage, What is it and How do you get it? Make sure to check if you need one before starting yur overland journey!
We had been thrown into Japan’s Land Cruiser community with enthusiasm and hospitality thanks to the Land Cruiser’s Festa in Kyushu, which …
June 15, 2017: After a five-week stay with our families and friends in the Netherlands, our days in Japan have been on a rollercoaster. We visited the Toyota Automobile Museum in Nagoya (so awesome that Coen took 200 pictures) and thanks to the Land Cruiser community in Japan we could visit to the Land Cruiser’s factory of birth in Toyota.
This year’s turnout has not surpassed previous Overland Reunions. And we’re happy with that as we feel we have reached some sort …
Enjoy the GPS waypoints of our first part of the journey in Japan, with additional info on staying and camping in Japan.
What better announcement of spring is there than sakura – the cherry blossom season?
April 20, 2017: We were fortunate enough to stay with Peter Ivy, a glassblower who makes stunning pieces of functional art in his studio in Toyama.