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... wide, which also meant that it was crowded. However, the sights on the Tokyo skyline were amazing and the temple near the top of the hill was impressive. But Takao-san is more of a gateway to the mountains behind it. That's were the real hiking started! Small slippery forest trails along steep cliffs. I followed some trails (photographing every Japanese direction marker I came across, as a modern type ...
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(sorry I sound a bit too much Spaceballs, no ? The Spacballs cereals, Spaceballs t-shirt...).
Of course, you can find gashapon boxes a bit everywhere in Japan.
Kimono shop, another with so cute decoration around matsuri theme, the famous big candy shop I already discovered in Osaka.
And I finally saw the sign saying that the purikura area is forbidden for men, at least when they are alone. Yes, Japan is careful with perverts and ...
... peaceful, although a bit cold.
I made again some shots overthere.
The good point is that, when you visit some parks during the evening, they add nice soft lights to show the trees.
At a moment the path in the mountain was blocked, we couldn't access all areas. It was dark, not lighted, better to not get lost or fall overthere. So we decided to go back and reach the car.
On the way to go back, it was a bit ...
... karinto manju". This is a speciality I discovered last winter in Kyoto with Yoshimi and Chie. My bad, I bought frozen one, so had to wait before eating one. Around is crunchy and bit hard (made with brown sugar), and inside it's soft (made with red bean paste). Better to be eaten warm, but not this time unfortunately.
In the shop, while I was paying, there was an old woman appearing, she was surprised to see a gaijin in her shop and ...
... checking all tracks number info. It was not too difficult in fact when you got how the line's info is written. Only 5 min train to reach Miyahara.
Finally arrived to Miyahara, then I joined the younger sister and we took her car to go directly to Kawagoe.
We went first to a shrine, were was held also a flower contest. We can also enter one of the temples... time for shoes-off and wearing slippers.
There was an interesting area there, GOHYAKU ...