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... in the evening.
Thursday morning, sure enough, was sunny. Hooray! And the bus was running. Double hooray! But now we only had one day to climb the mountain, meaning we had to catch the first bus up at 8:50, hike 17km and 1600 vertical metres between 10am and 5:30pm, and take the last bus back down at 5:50. On the upside, we were travelling light with just daypacks, and we were all feeling good. The first kilometre or so was very ...
... three hours, meaning that 2.5 of those walked in the rain and strong wind. We arrived at the 5th station around 8:30, totally soaked, tired but our spirit was great
We crashed at the closes restaurant and ordered hot sake to warm up from the inside :) 2 hours later, very merry in our wet clothes we boarded the bus back to Kawaguchi.
What an amazing night, it was really an adventure!!!!!!
... and presented equally impressive. The food was all lovely, just a bit too much fish for us westerners! We did manage to find a pork restaurant, which we couldn't walk past yesterday for lunch! It only served pork and in two similar dishes, but it was delicious and a highly welcomed change! There are different types of onsen, for different purposes. In our Inn, they had public onsen which are essentially used as public bathhouses to wash and clean yourself. The "open ...
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 ...