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... decided to go for a morning jog. Running along paved paths from my hotel, I cut a winding trail through bamboo forests and cedar trees to emerge by the side of a large mountain lake, glittering in the morning sun.
Continuing on through the day, I made a tour of some of the more popular destinations nearby, including one of the largest botanical gardens in japan, a glass museum (featuring Chihuly!) and even ...
After lunch we take a nice walk along a nature trail surrounded by huge cedar trees. This walkway was once the main road the Samurai Warriors took when they traveled on horseback between Hakone and Edo, which is now Tokyo.
Kana offers to take us to the highest rated museum in all of Japan, which is located in Hakone. It’s an outdoor contemporary sculpture museum. The sculptures are integrated into the beautiful environment of ...
... of the year except the summer months; there’s a Shinto shrine and a post office right at the summit! We really can only see maybe to 10K feet…very disappointing. Mt. Fuji is the 29th highest mountain the world, but what makes it unique is that it’s not part of a range of mountains, but it stands alone. It’s a very sacred mountain to the Japanese people and has been part of artwork and stories for centuries. ...
... enjoyable by the recorded commentary which was supposed to accompany the breathtaking views. As we rose to the top of Mount Hakone, the recording instructed us to brace our selves for the views to come, and soak up the incredible scenery before us. Unfortunately, all we could see was white cloud, which we found hilarious. Perhaps this reflects an English sense of humour, as our fellow Japanese cable car passengers were clearly disappointed and straight faced! At ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.