Hotel La Cienega
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... village streets in the magical quiet of the evening, wearing the yukata gown supplied by your inn.
Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to NojiriLonger Option :
Walking distance : 18.4km
Elevation gain : 723m of ascent and 644m of descent
Time required : About 6 hoursShorter Option :
Walking distance : 3.7km
Elevation gain : 101m of ascent and 117m of descent
Time required : About 1 hoursThe longest day (about 6 hours) ...
... devoted to the goddess Kannon. She is the goddess of mercy and has 11 additional heads on the top of her head. In one of the temple buildings there is an absolutely stunning statue of Kannon: 30 feet tall and covered in gold leaf. The statue was made in the 700s and it was covered in gold leaf in 1342. Unfortunately they don’t let anyone take pictures of the statue. It was beautiful.
We also went to Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Kamakura. This is a ...
... a group of friends at Pottery Beach. It was a beautiful spot with a lighthouse, clearer water and lots of shells, sea glass and pottery to sift through. Unfortunately at one point Will ran too far in water and over a drop-off. I got to him very quickly, and he was fine. He had no issues venturing right back in, but that only added to my unease. It was also my first time driving to an unknown and fairly far away location, and my nerves were quite raw by the time I ...
My trip to the Hakone mountain region started with my first ride with the famous Shinkansen train, I was excited like a little boy :-))). The second part of the trip was with a little mountain train which didn't excite me but all the Japanes tourist :-). The main reason I spend a night up in Hakone was Mount Fuji. But unfortunately, like most of the time, Japan's most famous mountain was covered in clowds. So I did a boat cruise and visited a shrine ...
... slowly turned colorful and we started to recognize the contours of the mountains and lakes below us, while the summit continued to fill with climbers with a better timing than us. Once we could finally see the top of the sun at 4:40am, there was a surreal mix of cheering, the clicking sounds of the many cameras and some classical music that started to play from the hut behind us. I can imagine that it would be a huge disappointment if you arrive at the top while ...