Japan On Foot
A tale of two women and 7,500km
By: Dan Grunebaum | May 8, 2012 | Issue: 946 | No Comments | 919 views

Courtesy of Fine Line Press

A decade ago, British journalist Mary King and her Japanese partner Etsuko Shimabukuro walked 7,500 kilometers from northern Hokkaido to Yonagunijima, Japan’s westernmost island. Along the way they met strippers, a shamaness, hunters, farmers, pilgrims and Hidden Christians. In King’s new Japan on Foot: Two Women Walk Japan, the former Asahi Shimbun travel editor finally tells the story. Meet the author and hear her tales in two Tokyo book launch events.

Wesley Centre, May 25; Mont St Michel, May 27 (listing).

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