For a translation of Matsuo Bashō's Oku no Hosomichi, see Narrow Road to the Deep North, translated by Nobuyuki Yuasa (Penguin Books, original edition 1966; reprint 1996).
For notes by Stephen Kohl, see Notes.
Bashō and Sora departing from Senju
For a Google Map of Bashō's journey, with stops and routes, see Bashō's Oku no Hosomichi ("Narrow Road to the Deep North"). The translations and notes in the markers of the map are from a new translation: Summer Grasses, Autumn Wind: a Translation of Bashō's Oku no Hosomichi, with Photographs of Landscapes and Traces of the Journey, scheduled for publication in 2016 or 2017 at Amazon.com