Seriously unfit and unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty and fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage.
temples lisa dempster travel aduki vegan buddhism shikoku pilgrimage japan vegetarian journey NYWFeFair Language: English / Published: 14 August 2012
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