Le Japon en stop
3 mois d'aventures et de rencontres inoubliables
A fabulous travelogue, complete with photos of the journey and boxes of practical tips
"Through 176 full-color pages embellished with photos of this unusual adventure, the 25 chapters of Japan en hitchhiker revolve around the portraits of these touching encounters, these amusing and genuine situations experienced by two Frenchmen who do not speak Japanese.
The path opened by their thumbs up will lead them from the Tokyo frenzy to the quietness of the Shikoku countryside, from the mountains of Nagano to the paradisiacal beaches of Okinawa, from the thousand-year-old forest of Yakushima to the demonic baths of Beppu, from an impromptu barbecue on the quays of Onomichi to the cosy comfort of an unexpected guest room in Kobe.
Highlights, among others:
- A novel discovery of Japan, off the beaten track, through its most authentic, least touristy aspects.
- Unusual and genuine situations related to the hazards of hitchhiking or cultural differences, to the fact of not speaking Japanese too.
- Funny or touching portraits of drivers for a day, hosts for a night, who became friends for life.
- Tips to learn more about little-known aspects of Japan and dare to embark on this kind of adventure"
Butto-be adventurers or passionate readers, with Japan in Stop discover or deepen the unique aspects of Japanese culture and benefit from some tips for your next stay in the Land of the Rising Sun!
- Author / Illustrator
- Julien INVERNO