Author Archive for Christopher MAYO

Hana no Iwaya Shrine 花の窟神社

On July 2, 2017 I will be leading Kōgakkan University 皇學館大学 students and faculty on a historical tour of sites along the “Old Road of Kumano” 熊野古道. Hana no Iwaya Shrine (花の窟神社) is the furthest south we will go on…

Owase Shrine 尾鷲神社

On July 2, 2017 I will be leading Kōgakkan University 皇學館大学 students and faculty on a historical tour of sites along the “Old Road of Kumano” 熊野古道. Owase Shrine is not especially well known outside of the city, and wasn’t…

Onigajō 鬼ヶ城、Matsumoto Mountain Pass 松本峠道

On July 2, 2017 I will be leading Kōgakkan University 皇學館大学 students and faculty on a historical tour of sites along the “Old Road of Kumano” 熊野古道. Onigajō 鬼ヶ城 is both a beautiful tourist destination, because of the natural rock…