CrossRhodes Kumano Journeys

  • Guide: Mike Rhodes

    Guide: Mike Rhodes

  • Hosshinmon-oji


  • Kumano Hongu Taisha

    Kumano Hongu Taisha

  • Mike and guests

    Mike and guests

  • Ojizo statue

    Ojizo statue

  • Mike and guests at Sangen-jaya

    Mike and guests at Sangen-jaya

  • Kumano Kodo trail

    Kumano Kodo trail

  • Seiganto-ji Temple

    Seiganto-ji Temple

  • Kannon statue

    Kannon statue

  • Pagoda and Nachi Falls

    Pagoda and Nachi Falls

  • Takahara sunset

    Takahara sunset

  • Yunomine Onsen

    Yunomine Onsen

  • Dokyu Zenmon statue

    Dokyu Zenmon statue


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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