Cycling through the Land of the Rising Sun

FujiTravel report of the cycle holiday, April 14th to June 1st, 2013.
Compiled from the e-mails we sent during our trip through Japan.

A few statistics:

  • Total distance: 3000 km
  • 4 islands: Okinawa, Kyushu, Shikoku en Honshu.
  • Highest point: 2305 metres (Mount Fuji)
  • Longest snake we saw alive: about 3 metres
  • Earthquakes: one, but we seem to have missed some too
  • Number of flat tyres: 0
  • Other cycle defects: 1 broken pedal (Gea)
  • Physical injuries: 0
  • No route prepared, using 'Touring Mapple', a seven-piece atlas for motorcyclists.