Hotel Quest Shimizu
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... of Mt Fuji in the distance. It wasn't easy to get closer, and it's not really the right time of year to climb at the moment. I'm not sure what else to describe here, so I'll just leave you with plenty of photos to look at. ;) The journey back was pretty long, and we accidentally fell asleep when we got back to the hotel, so it was instant noodles from 7-Eleven (I said we loved it!) with our very small "kettle", and some more ice cream. I had wonton soup with glass ...
... br> next morning we left how we found the sleepy ghost town, picking up
the quiet local train back towards Tokyo but changing paths to get to
is a free shuttle bus from the bus station (next to the main train
station) to Highland area, where the theme park is. You can also get
a discount ticket for the theme park and go out of season, as we had
to wait forever as it was, we wouldn't like to think what it would be
like in season! Also, ...
... Japanese, I was able to order a grilled panini sandwich with a chicken and apple filling which turned out to be delicious. With an orange juice, I think it came to less than 500 yen, a great deal. When I finished my meal and returned the tray and empty bottle, the kind woman proprietor gave me some free cookies since I was a cyclist. What a treat!
After lunch, there was some more uphill along some quiet country roads ...
... had booked for the night. This was an older facility that was showing some age but still in good shape. My tatami room was huge, had an ocean view and could comfortably sleep six (since there were six futons stacked in the futon cupboard). I had a great wash and soak in the onsen facility and then a huge meal served in my room. I ate alone watching baseball on Japanese TV. It must be the playoffs as there seemed to be a lot ...
I made it. I can't ******* believe I made it.
I can't ******* believe I'm sitting on the floor in Shinegawa station waiting for my Shinkansen (bullet train) to Peter's. And I even asked for help… in Japanese!
My confidence is pretty high… this isn't nearly as scary as I thought it would be.
It's so… strange. I feel so vulnerable except I am so excited about everything, I just want to see EVERYTHING! I only just ...
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