Hokkaido Highway Blues

Will Ferguson

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Canongate Books Ltd
5 June 2003
ISBN: 9781841952888
Paperback

From the publisher

Abridged edition

It had never been done before. Not in 4000 years of Japanese recorded history had anyone followed the Cherry Blossom Front from one end of the country to the other. Nor had anyone hitchhiked the length of Japan. But, heady on sakura and sake, Will Ferguson bet he could do both.

The resulting travelogue is one of the funniest and most illuminating books ever written about Japan. And, as Ferguson learns, it illustrates that to travel is better than to arrive.