Hotel Vista Shimizu
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- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... beautiful and varied hike from Tsumago to Nojiri. There is an alternative option with just 1 hour of walking instead. The trail travels through small valleys and past forests of bamboo and Japanese cedar, through some of the least-developed scenery on the tour. Continue by train to Kiso-Fukushima. Stay at a lovely hot spring ryokan set in a remote valley above the town (complimentary pick-up from the station is provided by the ryokan). The ...
... by clouds, which is the case on most of the days in summer time. But we were part of the lucky few who could experience the picture-perfect moment.
To get some heat back into our bodies we decided to follow the track around the edge of the impressive crater before descending all the way back to the starting point of the day before. The way down was the only part that disappointed somewhat. It was just a seemingly endless amount of U-turns on loose sand and ...
We decided to take a Viator tour (run by Sunshine Tours, Tokyo CIty Tours, Hatobus company) to see Mount Fuji. We were supposed to visit two observation stations on the mountain, have lunch, do a lake cruise, take a cable car to get a view of the mountain and take the bullet train back to Tokyo.
The trip was a complete and total wash - pretty much literally. Heavy rain was forecast all day. After a 2 hour bus ride to get to the mountain, we found out that ...
... some more we find out they also serve what he describes as a "smorgasbord" with free wine from the Winery. Smorgasbord it will be.... it's a fairly large buffet with Japanese and Western style food, replenished when needed and quite tasty. A busload of Chinese tourists also has dinner here, a busy evening for the restaurant for sure. A red and a white wine from the Naka-Izu Winery are free, you do have to play for a beer though. We go out hoping to catch a glimpse of Fuji-san, no such ...
... 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 ...