Kumano Kodo Diaries: First Entry

Kumano Kodo Diaries: First Entry

It was dark when the train pulled in to Kii-Tanabe. Coming from the endless lights and glamour of Tokyo, Tanabe seemed to me a small town being swallowed by the night. Its streets were narrow and abandoned. Its shops were closing after the rain. We came here seeking the trailhead of the Kumano Kodo, a passage that has guided pilgrims through the densely wooded Kii mountains for a thousand years. 

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转贡嘎山

雪山再次把我揽入怀中。它们矗立在一片仿佛无边际的冰雪里,俯视着我,像在观察一只蚂蚁,好奇、却并无一丝敌意与蔑视。我叫不出它们的名字。那些披着白色斗篷的山,闪闪发光。它们让我显得更加渺小。我却充满力量,踏在石和雪上。

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