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I Got Stuck on a Japanese Mountain

Journey Across Japan  Hidden Japan   Cycling in the Japanese countryside is an absolute joy - until your bike goes wrong. On Day 11 of Journey Across Japan, we get stuck on a mountain and I suffer my first crash.

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Inside an ABANDONED Japanese Love Hotel

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The cabin in the woods

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