Highland Resort Hotel & Spa
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Multilingual staff
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... loves riding the bus. I think it's the big windows that give him a bigger vantage than normal. He was glued to the window taking in the sights and calling out the vehicles he spotted. Initially I was disappointed having to add a bus ride to the itinerary, but since we opted not to drive it was the only way up. However, I too enjoyed the ride as it allowed the opportunity to see the lovely towns and beautiful crimson and gold mountainsides. Thirty minutes later we exited ...
This morning we head off to Hakone, about 80 min train ride away from Tokyo, to stay in a traditional Japanese inn (ryokan). Hakone is located in Japan's Fuji National Park known for hot spring resorts and Mt Fuji views. At least we are told there are good views of Mt Fuji, not that it ever made an appearance for us. While we are waiting for our room to be ready we explore the area. We take the cute little red train (which after we discover ...
... to walk through. From the park it was time for lunch. This time lunch was unique in the sense that we didn't order from a waitress, instead you put your money in a vending machine, made your choice and it spat out a ticket with a number. About 5 minutes later the kitchen calls your number and you get your food. No serving staff required. We just guessed based on the pictures. I ended up with cold soba noodles topped with fried shrimp, greens and onions all served cold. ...
... bus stop and we helped each other. Turned out she was staying right next to my place and was traveling alone so we decided to keep each other company and have dinner and drinks. We went to a different Izakaya that my hotel recommended and had an epic time getting to know each other over many glasses of sake.
All and all, I enjoyed my Mt.Fuji experience. But it was time to move on to my next adventure, TOKYO!!!!!
Today at breakfast we were seated at the other side of the room where the printed placements reflected the names of the towers we could view. Yesterday's placements depicted that view and we pity the poor trainee who might muck the placemats up! After receiving such attention to her personal meal requirements, they must have been happy to wave Naomi off. Just as well we still had Kaoru (our guide) to help us navigate our way to Shinjuku station, though the unforgiving ticket gates ...