Resort Hotel Kawana
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... to a theme park it is unbeatable, it's size and scale and proximity are amazing and it isn't done justice in the photos at all. Our hotel tonight is more Crossroads motel than Hilton but we did pop across the road for an Italian (of sorts). The town here has an American drive-thru kind of vibe but it is also the place where we've seen the least English so far. It's back to Tokyo tomorrow and goodbye to rural ...
... today but the weather was lousy, it just poured all day long. We persevered with the funicular railway, the cable cars, the visit to the top of the still active volcano (not the one that just went off though!). We did the 'pirate' cruise ship down Lake Ashi (where you should be able to see Fujisan) but it was all like walking in a cloud and ...
... people tee off, get some weird looks as I'm covered in sweat decide to head back down, head into a couple of high speed wobbles and forget that back brake is on the left hand and not the right, almost go ass over tea kettle, arrive back at the hostel in One piece, and return my Speed racer, the hostel staff amazed at how far I went when I pointed it out on the map, with a quick high five I'm off for the next adventure...............stay tuned next stop ...
... Kudos to Dunk for driving here, the thought is scary, but we made it to the hotel with the sat nav, so far so good. We had thought we might drive down the coast tonight but the hotel hot spa swimming complex and ten pin bowling alley won out in the end! Dan thrashed us at bowling by the way! And another thing, vending machines are everywhere, they even had one for our bowling ...
Just about 3 hours outside of Tokyo, we found our idyllic escape. The guidebook description alone was mouth-watering.
Hakone is a region popular among Tokyites (is this a word? If not, it should be) looking to escape the rat race for a day or more. Well up into the mountains, it boasts clean crisp air, lush forests, and a gorgeous alpine lake. Just what we were looking for.
As if ...