Neon Pilgrim by Lisa Dempster
Approx. 90,960 words.
Published on December 16, 2009 by
Aduki Independent Press.
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Seriously unfit & unmotivated, Lisa Dempster is an unlikely candidate for a gruelling outdoor adventure. When her life needs a shake-up, she decides the only thing for it is to hike the henro michi, a 1200 kilometre Buddhist pilgrimage through the mountains of Japan. Lisa’s journey from overweight dole bludger to intrepid explorer is a witty & fascinating insight into Japan’s famed pilgrimage