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7 edition of Tales of a Summer Henro found in the catalog.

Tales of a Summer Henro

by Craig McLachlan

  • 342 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Yohan Publications Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Outdoors & Nature / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12491855M
    ISBN 10489684257X
    ISBN 109784896842579
    OCLC/WorldCa51383315

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      Simon intends to complete the Henro-michi, another plus kilometres of walking. Our plan is also to complete the pilgrimage, but we will have to wait for autumn. We will return to Winnipeg for the summer and, in late October, come back to this very spot in Ōzu City to resume our trek across the island of Shikoku. What A Foreign Man Should Know Tales of a Summer Henro Tales of Iceland: Running with the Huldufólk in the Permanent Daylight Rupee Millionaires (Book 5 of 6 in the Frank's Travel Memoir Series) (Volume 5) Frommer's EasyGuide to Hawaii (Easy Guides) LA DIRECCIÓN EMPRESARIAL EN LA INDUSTRIA TURÍSTICA: El turista es el centro del sector /5().

      I love hiking nearly as much as I love books, so when I received an offer to review Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster it was a no-brainer to put my hands up – yes please! Neon Pilgrim is Lisa’s account of her pilgrimage on the Henro Michi trail in Shikoku, Japan – walking km of mountainous terrain in the gruelling summer heat.   Spring in Japan: a time to re-evaluate, to explore spiritually the choices of the upcoming fiscal year. A season of pilgrimage. As the weather becomes warmer, but before the heat of summer can.


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Tales of a Summer Henro by Craig McLachlan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Oliver Statler's book on Shikoku, 'Japanese Pilgrimage,' though bizarrely out of print, is an excellent look at the same pilgrimage Mr McLachlan's tepid text tries to grapple with. Unlike 'Tales Of A Summer Henro,' however, Statler's book is informative, insightful, interesting, and elegantly written.

Look for /5(11). Oliver Statler's book Tales of a Summer Henro book Shikoku, 'Japanese Pilgrimage,' though bizarrely out of print, is an excellent look at the same pilgrimage Mr McLachlan's tepid text tries to grapple with.

Unlike 'Tales Of A Summer Henro,' however, Statler's book is informative, insightful, interesting, and elegantly written. Look for it and let this one disappear/5(11). Tales Of A Summer Henro book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Pilgrims, or henro as they are known in Japanese, have been /5. 89 rows  The Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路, Shikoku Henro) or Shikoku Junrei (四国巡礼) is a multi.

Craig was a 'walking henro' in the summer of and this book contains the tales of his journey. This is one of five books available on Amazon about McLachlan's various adventures in Japan.

He has also walked the length of Japan (kms in 99 days!), climbed Japan's Famous Mountains in record time (78 days!), journeyed around the Saigoku /5(2). Tales of a Summer Henro eBook: McLachlan, Craig: : Kindle Store.

Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your /5(8). Craig was a ‘walking henro’ in the summer of and this book contains the tales of his journey.

This is one of five books available on Amazon about McLachlan’s various adventures in Japan. David MORETON, Translator. A selection of 37 of the original spiritual and miraculous tales related to the 88 main temples on the henro trail, originally collected in the three-volume set of the same name.

Education Publishing Center Tokushima, Japan Tales of a Summer Henro. Craig McLACHLAN, a New Zelander living in Japan, wrote. The books A Henro Pilgrimage Guide to the Eighty-eight Temples on Shikoku, Japan (Taisen Miyata), Echoes of Incense: a Pilgrimage in Japan (Don Weiss), The Traveler's Guide to Japanese Pilgrimages (Ed Readicker-Henderson), and Tales of a Summer Henro (Craig McLachlan) are all more recent.

1, books based on votes: Tales Of A Summer Henro by Craig McLachlan, rare visions and roadside revelations coast to coast travel-o-pedia by Randy.

If you are planning to walk during the summer, and/or planning to camp out as you make your way around the island, this is a must read, along with Craig McLachlan's Tales of a Summer Henro. Lisa is up front right from the very beginning: she begins her walk as an overweight, unemployed, and seriously depressed henro.

‘Four Pairs of Boots’ details my experiences walking the length of Japan. Buy on Amazon ‘Tales of a Summer Henro’ is about my adventures walking around the 88 Temples of Shikoku Pilgrimage Buy on Amazon ‘Hyakumeizan – Japan’s Mountain Challenge’ tells the story of Travis Taiaroa and I breaking the record for climbing Japan’s Famous Mountains.

The book, plus all the henro gear you'll need for your walk, can be purchased at Temple One: Ryōzen-ji. For brilliant background reading on the pilgrimage, get a copy of Japanese Pilgrimage, by Oliver Statler, and for ideas on innovative sleeping spots, download Craig McLachlan's Tales of a Summer Henro.

Pilgrims (o-henro) have basically been walking the same route for over years following in the footsteps of the great Buddhist Saint Kobo-daishi, who achieved enlightenment on the island. I’m not sure how enlightened I am, but I certainly had some intriguing experiences, detailed in my second book, ‘ Tales of a Summer Henro ’.

The third temple in my henro-for-a-day pilgrimage was Konsenji. Between Temple 2 and 3, I took one of the 'henro michi' - little paths maintained especially for walking henro (pilgrims).

The little pathway actually brought me to the side of the temple, rather than the front entrance. And of course, there was a bus tour. The classic book on Shikoku's pilgrimage in English is Oliver Statler's Japanese Pilgrimage. I'm almost embarrassed to write about my experiences after reading this book (repeatedly).

Used copies can easily be found A not-so-classic but extremely entertaining book is Tales of a Summer Henro by Craig McLachlan. This is available used, or. to battle subsequent hangovers after his queasy first day (McLachlan, Tales 89; ). McLachlan’s title, Tales of a Summer Henro, highlights how unusual it is to launch a walking henro in the scorching heat and humidity of mid-summer.1) Dozens of people marvel at his fortitude in these extreme conditions.

Tales of a Summer Henro. Craig McLachlan $ - $ Lonely Planet Rarotonga, Samoa & Tonga. Craig McLachlan $ - $ Hyakumeizan: Japan's Mountain Challenge. Craig McLachlan We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free.

The Shikoku Pilgrimage (四国遍路, Shikoku Henro) or Shikoku Junrei (四国巡礼) is a multi-site pilgrimage of 88 temples associated with the Buddhist monk Kūkai (Kōbō Daishi) on the island of Shikoku, Japan.

A popular and distinctive feature of the island's cultural landscape, and with a long history, large numbers of pilgrims (known as henro (遍路)) still undertake the journey for. Contested Pilgrimage: Shikoku Henro and Dark Tourism.

Sara Kang. Ma By the summer ofin public representations has moved away from being described as “an ascetic endeavor associated with miracle tales and the presence of a wandering Buddhist holy man,” towards “a fashionable and consumer item.

Running the Shikoku Pilgrimage: Miles to Enlightenment: Amy Chavez: Books - (14).Craig McLachlan, Tales of a Summer Henro () Ian Reader, Making Pilgrimages: Meaning and Practice in Shikoku () Lisa Dempster, Neon Pilgrim () External links. 88 Temple Pilgrimage travel guide from Wikitravel.

If not not much help but there are good books on topic in english. Burning mountains and fighting monks has particularly funny way of telling authors mishaps along the way. Tales of summer henro is also good one showing rural area of japan before this pilgrimage became popular among non-japanese(now it's few hundred per year).