Hotel Quest Shimizu
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... upsetting that the tour company continued with a tour to see a mountain that they knew would not be visible without notifying passengers first. It was very upsetting when we were not able to get the bullet train tickets that we had already paid for and then had to pay out of pocket to get back home.
On the plus side, we got to ride multiple parts of the extensive Tokyo transportation system and saw beautiful Japanese houses and gardens in the countryside.
... day out in the sun and we decide to forego the walk to the observation deck and continue our way. Which was just as well, as when we walked back to the car two busloads of tourists arrived. From here you should be able to see Mount Fuji on a clear day, but it is hazy and Fuji-san, shy as he is, is hiding. We continue the winding road overlooking the awesome coastline. We notice two small rocky islands close to each other and connected by a thick rope. Could these be two sacred ...
... there were a few horses for hire, but they looked really tired out nags, and I am not sure how much further they took you anyway.
At the Information Desk at Station 5, they give you a Volcano Alert Level indicator. Happily, it was Level 1, which indicates that "volcanic activity is calm. volcanic ash emissions or other related phenomena may occur in the crater (threat of life is possible in these areas)". Level 2, is do not approach the crater, Level ...
... have a hot water dispensers regardless if 5 star or no star. Most homes also have onsens, however if one does not have an Onsen or you are unable to visit an Onsen, there are Public pools which are in every village or town called Sentos. These are similar to onsen but public. Prices are cheaper than the UK. You can buy a sushi box for 395 Yen which is about £2.30 and it's a big box with about 7 piece of big sushi (not like the small ones in the ...
For Nicole's birthday, we were up early for another bullet train to Mt Fuji. The journey took around 3 hours in total. The fast train got us most of the way there, then we had to change to a slower train for the last few stops. The local train was packed, so as a little treat, we paid a little extra to get the special train. It was quite swanky - it even had a bookcase. The carriage looked like what you might see ...