Izu-nagaoka Keikyu Hotel
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... part way around the mountain at about treeline. Then the uphill began, a bit disheartening since we could see the summit high above us before we even started up! A few sections were solid lava rock, but mostly we ascended loose gravel and steps, always with very well graded switchbacks. The sky clouded in and sometimes we were hiking in thick fog (actually nice in that it kept us cool!) A plethora of mountain huts along the way helped ...
Piece of cake!!!
I climbed with 2 American's, Jeff and Nath. Jeff was fully equipped (which turned out to be very helpful), whilst Nath and I looked more like pathetic backpackers. Our outfit was crunched together with everything our backpacks had to offer for such an adventure.
We started off happily with a bit of rain and apart from our three head-torches in total darkness!
Thank you Chris, your ...
... are purely for relaxing in the hot mineral water and segregated by sex as you do not wear anything whilst soaking. The third type, which Rod and I used are the private onsen. For a fee, you can book a small private onsen, to enjoy together privately. It is the only way that men and women can share an onsen, otherwise they are all segregated. It was a great way to relax after our hike and melted away the aches and pains!
So yesterday, in the rain and cloud we headed ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.
... pull out and make up futon beds for you. Then breakfast is served in the room as well. We were hoping that the food would justify the high price to stay there, and we weren't disappointed. The dinner consisted of about 20 little dishes, some hot, some cold. We had lots of fish dishes, Japanese pickles and many things we couldn't identify. The ...