Kurt Bell

A life of courage, joy and independence.

Abandoned farm road 放棄された日本の農場道路 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

When I discovered this road I was startled at how soon it became completely consumed by the surrounding forest. Where the road disappears into the woods in this photo is … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

At the abandoned trail head 日本は道を断念 – Abandoned Japan 日本の廃墟

This photo was taken by my friend Paul just before we set off to explore an abandoned farm trail which we think leads to a waterfall wasabi farm. The farmer … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lost trail hike – softypapa adventures

Welcome to the softypapa blog. My name is Kurt Bell and I am delighted that you have chosen to walk awhile with me. I’m available on Facebook and Google+ if … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Abandoned Japan sacred waterfall hike – softypapa

The video below is part one of this adventure. Here are the Google Maps coordinates for this waterfall: 35.102627,138.544666 Links included within the video: Walking to the end of an abandoned … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · Leave a comment