Wakayama Pt 3/3- Koya-san

Since we'd come all the way to Wakayama, one of the friends who I'd gone with really wanted to visit Mt. Koya. I personally am not really into religion, but I thought it would be an interesting experience at least, so we booked in to stay for a night at a temple, Sekishoin, and headed up... Continue Reading →

Wakayama Day 1- Nachi falls

On Friday 15th July, I and 2 friends headed down to Wakayama Prefecture for a long-weekend of travelling. The first stop was Nachi Falls, where every year there is a giant fire festival to purify the waterfall - Japan's highest, at 130m. After a bit of googling in Japanese, we found out that the purification... Continue Reading →

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