World Travel with Folding Bikes

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Shikoku – A Cycling Pilgrimage

The 88-temple pilgrimage of Shikoku island was first undertaken in the 8th century by Kobo Daishi, a Buddhist monk. Many pilgrims today, known as “ohenro”, attempt to recreate his original journey – traveling over...

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Cycling the Shimanami Kaido

Cycling the Shimanami Kaido in Japan may just be bicycle heaven.  Gorgeous views, tasty and frequent food and drink stops, and the best cycling infrastructure I’ve ever seen. The Shimanami Kaido is a 70 kilometer...

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Homeless in Hiroshima

During our travels, I’ve tried a lot of new things:  new foods, new places, new experiences.  For instance, in Hiroshima, I tried arriving in a new place where it was pouring rain, with every hotel...