Hotel Grand Fuji
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... against the current at first, and it barely floated along. Although once we reached further out, it wasn't so bad. We floated near the same large red torii and I took a ton of pictures of it from every conceivable angle. Mt. Fuji was also visible from there so while Barry struggled to keep us in the same place and from rotating too much, I again took a ton more pictures, hehe. With 8 minutes to go, ...
... it was much too hot. I finally tried the last common type of Japanese noodles- soba, and it was delicious. Perfect for a hot day! We were foiled from going to the park again after lunch as dark clouds were rolling in and it was thundering. We decided to hurry back to our ryokan for shelter and maybe hit the park later, maybe.
It actually stopped thundering by the time we reached our place but we checked in anyways. Our rooms were ...
Luckily I kept to "never put off until tomorrow what you can do today" because I arrived at Mt Fuji at 3pm on Saturday and immediately went for a walk and got some really nice photos of the mountain. If I had waited until today you would still have had some pictures of the mountain but with a lot of haze.
I travelled down from Nagano by train. That JR rail pass is getting a real work over. ...
... cold Kirin beer i just got from the local kombini. Funny thing is that if you speak like only 2 words Japanese, some locals start talking to you like you know the entire language. Only to be slightly shocked and weary when you actually don't. :-) Went back to the hostel and chatted a bit with Beate, Bob from England and some other guys from Australia, France and Japan before going to bed at 11pm. Luckily my jetlag isn't as bad as i expected so i fell asleep right ...
Seeking a view of Mt Fuji we travelled to Lake Kawaguchi-ko but the beautiful mountain was shrouded in mist. A bit further on she suddenly appeared as if by magic. It was truly a sublime experience. Later we took the rope way from Togendai to the volcanic area of Owakundani. I don't think New Zealand need fear the ...
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