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... on me on this 2 wheels of thunder........throw my day pack in my basket, and let me remind you the last time I was on a bike was about 15 years ago, well except for that one time my cousin Chris sent me up on a chairlift at Nighthawk in GP and pushed me down a couple of black diamond runs, but I set my course, I am going to to bike around Mt Fuji biggest of 5 lakes, Lake Kawaguchi-ko, for the next 2 hours you cant wipe the smile off my face, ...
... shower I packed my bag and did some blogging. The trip to Tokyo station was uneventful and we hopped on a bullet train, on carriage 13 just as it left the station. The announcement on board said the unreserved seating is in carriages1,2 and 3, so we actually travelled just a little bit faster than the 300 km/h of the normal ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.
The best about all is to see the shadow of mount Fuji in the clouds behind. The perfect pyramid is reflected and these pictures have to be taken, they wont stay long and disappear rapidly as the sun rises more and more.
Now the temperatures become more and more comfortable and we start to take the one hour walk around the crater. We can spot some snow that remains ...
... station where the bus departs to station 5 on the Fuji
This is the highlight of the trip and we start in the evening from the Fujinomyia station on 2400m. The temperatures are still very high and as we go they are falling as the sun sets.
There are many people on the way down and all pass with a kind greeting "Konichiwa". As experienced climbers we adopt a steady slow walking style and get passed by groups of younger ...