CrossRhodes Kumano Journeys

  • Guide: Mike Rhodes

    Guide: Mike Rhodes

  • Kumano Kodo

    Kumano Kodo

  • Takahara Settlement

    Takahara Settlement

  • Yunomine Onsen

    Yunomine Onsen

  • Seiganto-ji Temple in Nachi

    Seiganto-ji Temple in Nachi

  • Nachisan


  • Hiking Kumano Kodo

    Hiking Kumano Kodo

  • Hosshinmon-oji


  • Tea plantations

    Tea plantations

  • Kumano Hongu Taisha entrance

    Kumano Hongu Taisha entrance


Kumano Adventures

CrossRhodes Kumano Journeys’ native-English-speaking, licensed guide will introduce travelers to people, experiences and sacred sites of this World Heritage-designated, ancient, spiritual heart of Japan known as the “Kumano Kodo”.

With 25 years living, working and exploring the rural countryside, guide and English guide-trainer Mike Rhodes will share the lore and natural beauty of his adopted home.

Experience the culture, walk the millennial pilgrimage, explore ghosts and ruins, taste the warm heart and fresh air of Kumano.

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CrossRhodes Kumano Journeys
クロスローズ 熊野ジャーニー


Nachisan, Chikatsuyu, Hongu, Takahara


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