These Walking Dreams: Day 126 (August 16, 2017)

🏙 Kushiro → Konbumori

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


View of a small city from a bridge across a wide river. 📍 Kushiro


People throng a seafood stall at a market.

Frozen flatfish in a wooden crate.

A lunch bowl of very colorful raw seafood: yellow sea urchin, pink shrimp, various pink and yellow fish, white squid, white-yellow crab. 📍 Kushiro Washō Market

Oh God, not another fucking beautiful rainbow of a seafood bowl, to paraphrase Alice de Janzé from White Mischief.


Fireworks explode in the night sky above a small city.

Many of the characters from the film My Neighbor Totoro on a trellis. 📍 Kushiro

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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.