April 2014

Gareth’s excellent video!!


Some photo’s of the bikers


Sunny and warm in Shikoku.  Alex with the motorbike.




Outside Wadaya guesthouse in Shirakawa-GoImage

Hachimandaira Aspite LIne



Overlooking Matsushima


Well it has been an amazing adventure and sadly a couple of hours ago we handed back our motorbikes to Japan Motorbike Hire and made our way to our last nights accommodation in Tokyo. Some post blogging will take place in the coming days. In particular some video and some photo’s as most of the photo’s posted have been taken using phone camera’s. 

At Ootakamori

We’ve just climbed 0.7km by foot to the top of a hill with stupendous views. Facing west as the sun goes down on our adventure. The last proper day’s riding before Tokyo tomorrow

Iwaizumi arrival

Made it to Iwaizumi from Tsurunoyu Onsen. The distance wasn’t huge today but this was nonetheless a massive journey. In sheer scope, it had everything – a gentle plod along lakesides clad with cedar, stunning (and we mean stunning) mountain … Continue reading


6:30 am and we rocked in to my old university – the International University of Japan. The early start was to allow us time to ride all the way up the north west coast of Japan before heading inland to … Continue reading