Chasing the Cherry Blossom

Chasing the Cherry Blossom : A Cycling Challenge in Search of the Spiritual Heart of Japan

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In spring 2000 Lowell Sheppard began a seven-week, 2000-mile cycling adventure from the southern tip of Japan to its most northerly island. His aim: to discover the heart and soul of Japan by following sakura zensen, the cherry blossom front, as it progressed north. Chasing the Cherry Blossom is at once a travel book and a 21st-century spiritual odyssey.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 22mm | 240.41g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0745950310
  • 9780745950310
  • 1,148,484

About Lowell Sheppard

LOWELL SHEPPARD, a Canadian, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and recently completed a Masters dissertation on Japanese youth culture. He is a former Director of British Youth for Christ who since 1995 has worked in Japan for Youth for Christ International. With Gerard Kelly he wrote Miracle in Mostar, and was a columnist for the Christian Herald, as well as writing numerous articles for Christian magazines such as Renewal.show more

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