Konaya Hotel Urban Villa
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- Banquet room
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Mt. Fuji is such an iconic part of Japan, I had to venture to this historic volcano once during my travels. Unfortunately, it was past climbing season. However, there is plenty to see in the 5 Fuji lakes region and I was determined to have some fun. The Fuji Five Lakes region is located about 1000 m above sea level on the northern base of Mt.Fuji, with 5 likes know to be one of the best places to view Mt. Fuji and to base your climb. In the 3 ...
... route that we were on has a different trail for descent and ascent to help relieve congestion. This made the downhill quite pleasant, getting to walk down an easy road covered with just enough loose gravel to feel soft underfoot. That is, except for the few times we had to step over deep erosion channels carved into the rubble from the rain the last few days! It was 5pm back at the trailhead; we’d made the entire trip in exactly 7 hours. ...
... surface of the mountain looked surreal. Something out of a science fiction movie.
For the first 45 mins everything seemed to be well, than the rain came and boy it came!!!!! Within 20 mins, everything that wasn't covered by my so cool raincoat was completely wet. After one hour, everything was wet. water proofed or resistant just couldn't hold off the amounts of rain and wind we were exposed to.
As mentioned before the way down, ...
... that we lived in Japan. She seemed to lose all interest learning we didn't make it to summit. We had lunch, and Mike had a couple beers. We browsed the gift shops and visited the shrine again. We thought it was clearing up and got a few glimpses of the mountainside, but then the clouds took back over. I tried not to but kept stressing about my phone and what was wrong and dealing with Japanese customer service to get it it fixed. I wondered if I could trust it to stay ...
... Just meant we were waiting in the freezing cold, huddled together for 3 hours before the sun came up. When it did, we were relieved a) because we saw a beautiful sunrise and b) because it meant we could start moving again and get feeling back to our hands and feet. Descended down the other side of the mountain, the Gotemba trail, which included a long run of volcanic ash. The ground was so loose it was literally possible to run down one third of the mountain as your feet sank into the ...