Day 26 : 02 May 2009

Posted in Shikoku Pilgrimage (click on pictures to enlarge)

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Rounding the southwest coast, we had more dramatic ocean views, passing another lighthouse and more fishing ports.

 

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In one of the villages, squid was being dried along the roadside. A lady grilling some cut off a small piece for each of us to try.

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We saw men with dogs fishing from barren rocks offshore and wondered how they got there.

 

 

 

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After turning north onto an old, shaded path, we passed some Hyoseki-ancient stones that marked the route. Jeff became very excited as they still bore the old inscriptions.

 

 

 

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The only other henro we saw was a disabled man on this very difficult section.

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A disused sports ground behind a michi no eki was a good place to put up our tent.

(32.8298 N 132.7101 E)