Our guide Joshua. First morning leaving Namba Station, Osaka for the trail head at Nyonindo.
The funicular from Gokurakubashi Station to Koyasan Station.
The first day of hiking @ Nyonindo just after being dropped off the bus
Fortunately, we know nothing of the difficult climb ahead in the drizzle.
The Start, by Joshua
First steps onto the trail head.
June, just before the Tokugawa mausoleum.
Nani Terada, Megan Clone, June Saruwatari, Naomi Wong, Debbie Nakamura
First day ends at Koyasan mausoleum late in the afternoon.