These Walking Dreams: Day 48 (May 30, 2017)

β›© Shirahige Shrine, Shiga β†’ πŸ“ Lake Biwa β†’ Tsuruga, Fukui

Map of the Lake Biwa/Sea of Japan area with author’s route between Shirahige Shrine and Tsuruga highlighted. πŸ—Ί Open map in GaiaGPS ⇝


The branches of a pine tree overhang a view on a lake with the foot of a sleeping bag visible in the lower right corner, implying a photo taken immediately after waking up on a beach. πŸ“ Shirahige Shrine, Takashima, Shiga


A book titled β€œGulliver’s Travels”, almost as big as a house, stands by the side of a road, with regular houses and wooded hills in the background. πŸ“ Takashima, Shiga


A flower-filled meadow with the lake in the background.

The view from a grassy beach on Lake Biwa.

Looking out over the lake above a concrete shrine gate. πŸ“ Lake Biwa, Takashima, Shiga


Stone statues of elephants walk in tall grass.

Very bright purple flowers growing between Japanese gravestones. πŸ“ Takashima, Shiga

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These Walking Dreams is a visual field diary of a 4,300-kilometer walk from one end of Japan to the other, in the spring and summer of 2017.