Shikoku's 'path less traveled' is busier than ever

Travel May 21, 2016

Shikoku's 'path less traveled' is busier than ever

by Takaki Tominaga

A pilgrimage route stretching across Shikoku, one of Japan's four main islands, has recently been attracting more non-Japanese visitors with various cultural and religious backgrounds. Some of these pilgrims view the walk as a spiritual journey, while others want to make the pilgrimage for its ...