Hotel Grand Fuji
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... elephant / capybara / rhino / giraffe / mouse / snake / tortoise / anteater / et cetera. Quite the zoo!
Tokyo’s attractions were by no means exhausted, but we have lots of the rest of Japan we’d still like to see, so the next day we used our Japan Rail (JR) Passes to hop on the Shinkansen (bullet train) and headed up to a town called Nikko, in the foothills north of Tokyo. Nikko is home to a collection of temples, four ...
We were lucky, there was some rain, it was windy but not so bad that it would have been uncomfortable to climb. As long as we were climbing things, we kept warm. Resting becomes unpleasant as you are getting cold so quickly.
Towards to top it got a bit congested, there was a constant flow of climbers but noting to annoying. It looked really cool, seeing the line of head-torches bumping up and down, traveling they're way ...
... held out for us and although it was really cloudy, it was at least dry until we descended. Soon after we got back to the Fifth Station the rain started and the weather deteriorated, so all-in-all we were pleased to have done it when we did. However, Mount Fuji will not go down as one of my favourite walks! A few people had said that Mount Fuji was better from afar and I think they are right, but due to the cloud, we never saw Mount Fuji from afar!
Having had no ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.
Wasted no time going from the base of Fuji to our first onsen (hot spring baths). The minerals in the water are supposed to do good things for the skin. It felt amazing to rest our muscles and get clean after the trek. Checked into Hakone Suimeiso ryokan, a traditional Japanese guesthouse. This is where you are served a kaiseki meal in your room ...
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