Walking Japan in the Footsteps of Matsuo Basho

Code: AA21027

Dates: February 20, 2024

Meets: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $39.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Folllow the steps of Basho's famous poetic travelogue and take delight and inspiration from some of the greatest scenery to be found in Japan including Matsushima - one of the classic Three Views of Japan, Hiraizumi and the Golden Hall, Yamadera Temple clinging to a cliff side, and the sacred mountains of Dewa Sanzan. Enjoy cultural connections as revealed in this award winning walk designed by your instructor. If you’re considering a hiking vacation or want to experience a quintessential aspect of Japan from afar, this course will enrich your experience.
Fee: $39.00
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John McBride

John McBride has degrees from the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Classical Japanese literature), Australian National University, (International Relations), and The University of Melbourne (MBA). John’s interest in travel writing in Japanese classical literature has seen him walking the old highway systems of Japan for over 40 years. For the past eight years he has been guiding history walks in Japan. In 2010, John was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) for his services to business and cultural links between Australia and Japan.



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