The other sections of the Aki
Meguri pages (the Old
Tokaido, the Yamato,
and the Shikoku)
document the actual journey. This History section gives background
on the event itself.
First, there is the "Prospectus,"
the pages I published before the journey both to let my friends know
what I was up to and to raise funds for the journey.
Next, in "To
Be a Pilgrim," I discuss the mechanics of the pilgrimage,
including my prayer routine, a summary table of the places I said my
prayers each day, and another table of where I stayed each night.
Then, in the "Archives,"
I preserve two sets of pages: one that records the final few days before
the trip (including a misfire), and another that tells what I was doing
immediately after the trip.
Japan" is about the vision I had for my old homepage--before it
was stolen and taken over by a porn site! Many of the ideas
foretold there have yet to be manifested in future pages of The