Hobo tourism/Bum tour of winter Japan

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Overnight in the lobby of the student dormitory in Kyoto

Bum tour of winter Japan — a project of the Russian traveler Viktor Pinchuk, conceived and implemented spontaneously.

General information[edit | edit source]

  • Duration: 2 weeks.
  • Period: 15.01. 2012 — 29. 01. 2012
  • Idea: Viktor Pinchuk.
  • Number of participants: 1 (one).
  • Starting point: Tokyo
  • Transit through: Kyiv.
  • Number of Islanfs visited: 3 (three).
  • Way to get: plane.
  • Ways to move: railway transport, bus, pedestrian routes.
  • Method: kiseru.
  • Nature of the journey: creative trip.
  • Objects of interest: temples.
  • Purpose: collection of material for the book, articles and photo exhibition.
  • Format:bum tour, winter hard option.

Places visited[edit | edit source]

  • Islands: Honshu, Shikoku, Enoshima.
  • Cities & villages: Narita (airport), Hakuba, Oboke, Okayama, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kamakura, Tokyo.

Мap of the route (in ru)

The methods applied[edit | edit source]

In the process of moving along the route the following accommodation options were used:

Outcomes and results[edit | edit source]

Written and published in the press (in Russian):

  • Япония для нищих — 15. 03. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 8 (941);
  • «Гуманоид» в гостях у самураев — 22. 03. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 9 (942);
  • Продолжение бомжеключений — 23. 03. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 10 (943);
  • Ватащи-ва бимбо хито дэсу — 5. 04. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 11 (944);
  • Сказки и быль о Японии — 12. 04. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 12 (945);
  • Двадцатая страна — 24. 04. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 13 (946);
  • Заметки «японского» бомжа — 24. 05. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 15 (948);
  • Остров размером с деревню — 7. 06. 2012. — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — № 16 (949);
  • Вот и всё: вокзал и аэропорт… — Republic of Crimea: newspaper. — 7. 06. 2012. — № 17 (950);
  • Вечерний город Токио — Evening city: newspaper. — 14.08.2012. — № 50 (585).


Gallery[edit | edit source]

Illustrations from the book "Japan for Free"

Articles in Wikisource mentioning this trip[edit | edit source]

Literature[edit | edit source]

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