Basho and his Narrow Road to the Deep North

The stations listed below are from Matsuo Basho's travel diary
"The Narrow Road to the Deep North"
(Oku no Hosomichi).
The primary translation is by Nobuyuki Yuasa,
from The Narrow Road to the Deep North and Other Travel Sketches.

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  • 1 Prologue
  • 2 Departure
  • 3 Soka
  • 4 Muronoyashima
  • 5 Nikko
  • 6 Nasu
  • 7 Kurobane
  • 8 Unganji
  • 9 Sesshoseki
  • 10 Shirakawa
  • 11 Sukagawa
  • 12 Asaka
  • 13 Shinobu
  • 14 Sato Shoji
  • 15 Iizuka
  • 16 Kasajima
  • 17 Takekuma
  • 18 Sendai
  • 19 Tsubo no Ishibumi
  • 20 Shiogama
  • 21 Matsushima
  • 22 Ishinomaki
  • 23 Hiraizumi
  • 24 Dewagoe
  • 25 Obanazawa
  • 26 Ryushakuji
  • 27 Oishida
  • 28 Mogamigawa
  • 29 Hagurosan
  • 30 Gassan
  • 31 Sakata
  • 32 Kisagata
  • 33 Echigo
  • 34 Ichiburi
  • 35 Kanazawa
  • 36 Komatsu
  • 37 Natadera
  • 38 Daishoji
  • 39 Maruoka
  • 40 Fukui
  • 41 Tsuruga
  • 42 Ironohama
  • 43 Ogaki
  • 44 Postscript
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    Last update: May 09, 2002