Izu-nagaoka Keikyu Hotel
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... two bags.
The important thing is that we all arrived at the destination.
Mount Fuji status: it was barely visible though the agglomeration of clouds that covered the summit and west slope of the mountain.
The Ryokan was nestled on a hillside overlooking lake Ashi and mount Fuji. After moving our infamous luggage ...
... clouds out, so we had fantastic, unobstructed views of the famous mountain. The white-capped top and wide sweeping base truly was graceful and serene; no wonder everyone loves this majestic Japanese icon. It was super exciting for us to finally see this famed mountain!
After climbing, or floating, down to ~730m altitude, we hopped on the Lake Ashi sightseeing cruise. The lake was surrounded by lovely ...
... train in the middle of the country. The one hour ride was easy after that. At Odawara, we transferred to a local train for a few stops. And then transferred again at Hakone-Yumato to an even smaller local train for Gora! Choosing a weekend to visit a hot spring resort area was not the best idea since all the trains were packed with locals taking a day trip or on a weekend getaway. After reaching our final destination, I treated myself to some black ...
... 100 years may not be old in the history of humanity but for a wooden structure of 3 floors with extensive woodwork it was pretty darn impressive. The pictures hopefully do it some justice. From top to bottom everything is wooden. The doors are papered over for privacy which means they don't insulate from sound or temperature but traditionally in Japan buildings are not heated (imagine how cost effective that must be). We staggered up to ...
... was following a computercourse on Windows and she had to leave as it was about to begin. At first i wanted to go back straight to the hotel but i found a nice path along the river and decided to follow it for a while. It was a narrow footpath lined with a lot of trees but it had some brilliant views of the riverside. I could see Koi swimming in the river and i managed to take some nice pictures since the weather had also cleared up ...
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