Written and photographed by Mary L. Peachin
Nov 1996, Vol. 1 No. 2
The message, written in Japanese on a laminated index card said, “Hi! Our names are Mary and David. We are bicycling from Hakodate to Sapporo? Will you help us? “The first time we used the card, we realized that the cards (written for us by a student at the University of Arizona) would be the sole means of communication during our self-contained bicycle tour along the coastline of the island of Hokkaido in Japan.