Ian goes to Shikoku

Leaving at 00:11 Saturday morning, spending three days traveling across the uncommonly green terrain of Ehime and Kagawa, sleeping in youth hostels and ryokans (Japanese inns), this is the true story of Ian's trip to Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's four main islands.

  • 4 days (13 Aug 2004 - 17 Aug 2004)
  • 1627 km (1011 miles)
  • 1 country
  • 22 entries (3624 words)
  • 121 photos
  • 4.1 ratings (63 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Aug 13, 2004 09:44 Japan Hasuda » I leave for Yokohama 0 km 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 13, 2004 16:11 Japan Yokohama » I leave on the Moonlight Nagara 59 km 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 13, 2004 17:23 Japan Atami » Events unfold... 126 km 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 13, 2004 19:23 Japan Hamamatsu ZZZ... 256 km 3 (1 votes)
1 Aug 13, 2004 22:53 Japan Ōgaki » Well on my way 381 km [*] (1) 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 13, 2004 23:34 Japan Maibara » The road goes ever, ever on. 412 km 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 14, 2004 02:13 Japan Himeji » Himeji-Jo 567 km [*] (8) 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 14, 2004 04:30 Japan Okayama » Okayama the last stop before the island of Shikoku 642 km [*] (6) 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 14, 2004 05:29 Japan Takamatsu » Shikoku! 680 km [*] (25) 2 (1 votes)
1 Aug 14, 2004 06:38 Japan Utazu » The express train to Matsuyama 702 km [*] (4) 3 (3 votes)
1 Aug 14, 2004 09:08 Japan Matsuyama » Matsuyama charms me off my feet 813 km [*] (21) 3 (2 votes)
2 Aug 14, 2004 13:00 Japan Matsuyama » Dogo Onsen 813 km [*] (3) 3.5 (9 votes)
2 Aug 15, 2004 01:00 Japan Matsuyama » The bus ride to Kochi 813 km [*] (3) 3 (3 votes)
2 Aug 15, 2004 04:00 Japan Kōchi » Kochi, the hometown of revolutionaries 894 km [*] (27) 3 (3 votes)
2 Aug 15, 2004 07:00 Japan Kōchi » Katsurahama, Sakamoto Ryoma, and me 894 km [*] (2) 3 (3 votes)
3 Aug 15, 2004 12:30 Japan Tokushima » I arrive in Tokushima with Awa Odori in full swing 1005 km [*] (7) 4 (1 votes)
3 Aug 16, 2004 02:00 Japan Tokushima » The day after 1005 km [*] (4) 3 (3 votes)
3 Aug 16, 2004 08:03 Japan Takamatsu » Takamatsu Take Two 1062 km [*] (8) 3 (3 votes)
4 Aug 16, 2004 14:00 Japan Takamatsu » Having no plans where to stay can pay off! 1062 km [*] (2) 3 (3 votes)
4 Aug 16, 2004 23:06 Japan Takamatsu » Heading home 1062 km 3 (3 votes)
4 Aug 17, 2004 09:00 Japan Shizuoka » Storm's a'coming 1466 km 3 (3 votes)
5 Aug 17, 2004 15:15 Japan Hasuda » At last, Hasuda! 1627 km 3 (3 votes)