Hotel Harvest Ito
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... I’ve learned the word super in Japanese as I felt pretty good when one woman called me Super Mom. We soon made it over the hump and began the long descent. It had rained the previous day and the moss covered stones and wet leaves were pretty slick. Fortunately in many places a strip of dirt separated the stone path from the embankment which allowed for surer footing. Despite often needing to go safe and slow, we were making good progress. I was happy to discover ...
... switch backs required becomes our nemesis) to the cable car, up a steep mountain where we learn that the ropeway is closed due to "seismic activity." Hmmm. I'm supposing someone would let us know, or we would see puffs of smoke if Fuji was about to blow. We reroute to a bus that takes us down to Lake Ashi where we board a boat, pass a few red "torii" gates and supposedly sweeping view of mt Fuji. I'll have to take their word. On a side ...
... way station and once back in town we scrambled to sort out a plan B. It was going to take too long to get back to the lake with any light left so we hopped on a bus and went to the base of another mountain to see the silver grass in bloom. Fall is apparently the best time to see the grass which is about 6-7 feet high and has a silver colour to it. We got there a bit too late for pictures in good light but the sunset reflecting off the clouds made for some pretty cool ...
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 ...
... think I selected a fish burger. At least it was tasty. We found a spot along the wall by the sea and ate a quick lunch. We then joined the bottleneck of people on the Main Street. Packed shops and restaurants lined the pedestrian thoroughfare leading towards Hetsunomiya, the main Enoshima shrine. We trudged with the masses spending twenty minutes walking two blocks. As we entered the Tori gates, the crowded somewhat dissipated. It was still congested, but ...