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Month: September 2013

Wrong Way Round – Day 5

Wrong Way Round – Day 5

Day 5 – Erimo Town to Churui Village えりも町 – 忠類村 – 91km There were so many futons in Mr Village Middle’s spare room that I wondered if he wasn’t running a guest house on the side. Having said that, there were also no sheets, no pillows and no curtains, so that I had to drape an old piece of material across the window when the first rays of the sun hit me directly in the face. By that point…

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Wrong Way Round – Day 20

Wrong Way Round – Day 20

Esashi – Hamatonbetsu (枝幸町 – 浜頓別) 40km It rained all night and on into the morning, and not long after I set off there was a bolt of lightning and a crack of thunder, the drizzle turned to a deluge and I took refuge in this bus shelter. During the next couple of hours the only person to join me was picked up ten minutes later by the only bus to pass by, and I wiled away the time sending…

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