Samurai Ride Across Siberia
The most noted Japanese Long Rider was Baron Yasumasa Fukushima. This descendant of a noble Samurai family was sent to Berlin, Germany on military duty.
|When the time came to return home in 1892, the dashing Japanese horseman elected to ride his horse Gaisen, (Triumphant Return) 14,000 kilometres (9,000 miles) from Berlin to Tokyo, Japan.|
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