Kumano Kodo Day 5; Koguchi to Kumano Nachi Taisha and Kii Katsuura

Climb, climb, climb... The fifth and final hiking day of our recent Kumano Kodo pilgrimage walk was one that we’d been a little nervous about, another reasonably long day as far as kilometres, but moreover almost a kilometre of vertical up, and then later down. After another traditional Japanese breakfast, and the short shuttle bus …