Day 46 : 22 May 2009

Posted in Shikoku Pilgrimage (click on pictures to enlarge)




After a delicious Japanese breakfast we caught the train back to where we ended the day before.






We walked on to Temple 64 Maegamiji (The Front God Temple).

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Our path skirted Saijo City and Niihama City parallel to the main road on flat farming land close to the mountains.

While resting we were given 2 oranges and sweet by a bike rider.







There were not many resting huts any more but one, which was made out of bits of everything and looked like a home handyman job, was very welcoming.







We stopped at Yamane Park, where we met Sarah who was teaching English at a school nearby. We were told there was no camping in the park but found a grassy spot down river with a clean portable toilet and picnic table nearby.

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