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Today I headed to mt fuji. It was a 4 and a half hour trip, setting off at 6.30 am and arriving by 11am at my hostel. Having postponed my trip to fuji because of bad weather 3 days ago, I was hoping for a clear day for the best views. At first Fuji was covered by some low hanging clouds but as the day wore on I got lucky again and they gradually dispersed. I decided that the best ...
... bolognese, bread and naan, as well as a Japanese beef curry with rice, followed by a decadent dessert. I'm not usually a dessert person but ended up having one with ice-cream, apple strudel with fruit and cream (although I avoided the cream). Joseph's dessert was, well, his typical dessert; not tiramisu but something with corn flakes at the bottom, stacked with cream and some other chocolate/coffee sauce.
We spent the ...
... and cool slowly down. have a nap and recharge batteries. We are the only guests and have all the attention of the personell.
The onsen we can enjoy for the first time together and this is a perfect cure for our muscles to recover. There is even a refridgerator with beer available.
In our Yukata we are seated in the dining room and enjoy a great dinner and we take another bath before we retire.
What a nice treat after such a nice trip
... tea is grown.
In Fujonomyia we want to deposit our luggage at the station, but the town is small and no such facilities. We try to go to our hotel and they are surprised to see us already today. After the initial shock and explanation of our desire, we can already put the luggage to the room and are positively surprised of the high quality place and the kindness. Even without English we get a great service and depart happily ...
... and offer great views of the surrounding area and of the changes in weather as you get higher and higher into the clouds.
All in all, it took me about 4 hours to reach the summit. In this time I had a few breaks from climbing and ate some food etc. I will warn that you bring plenty of food and drink with you as prices in the mountain cabins are a complete rip off. For example, a bottle of water ...