They found the secret door right into the heart of Japan.
88 temples, 140 miles, 7 weeks and Nirvana without dying first.
Japan is just as fascinating as you think. And much easier to travel in than you feared. It's just about finding the key.
Kari Gjæver Pedersen (text) and Christine Istad (photo) want to go under the skin of Japan and decide to go the country's most important pilgrimage where temple of temple can cleanse its negative bonds and achieve nirvana in this life. In this way, they take step by step into Japanese everyday life and culture. Along the way, they realize that this particular journey is the key to the secret door you do not find as a tourist. It will be an adventurous journey in what is the land of dreams and the kingdom of the sun. They meet another Japan, open-minded people, fascinating customs, deep thinking, warmth, joy, laughter, caring - and a security that a traveler everywhere in the world can't dream of experiencing.
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