These Walking Dreams: Day 117 (August 7, 2017)

Niniu, Shimukappu → Shimukappu

Map of Hokkaido with author’s route from Niniu to Shimukappu highlighted. 🗺 Open map in GaiaGPS ⇝


The trunks of some birch trees take an almost 90-degree turn as they grow from an enormous red rock.

Closeup of the trunk of one of these trees.

The very moldy ceiling of an angular, 1980s-looking bathhouse. 📍 Shimukappu

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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.