Thread: Iwama or Tanabe
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Old 05-11-2009, 02:41 PM   #5
Garth Jones
Dojo: Allegheny Aikido
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 163
Re: Iwama or Tanabe

Here's a taste of the Kumano Mountains:

This is Tamaki Shrine. Hard to get to, but worth the effort!

And this is Kamikurasan, on the outskirts of Shingu. The walk up is about 650 stone steps. Back when Mary Heiny Sensei and others trained with Hikitsuchi Sensei they used to run up this before morning class.....

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