Sakanaya Annex Hotel Akane
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... later at the beach that I realised the resemblance between my 'vegetable' and the washed up jellyfish on the shoreline. I started looking for a good jellyfish pic as proof but actually that makes me feel a bit queasy. If you know what the 'vegetable' is please let me know! Back on Miyajima last weekend, I visited the shrine, a giant wooden spoon and was chased around by lots of deer. The deer are particularly fond ...
What a long, long day. Have I mentioned how extensive the public transportation system is here in Japan? Have I mentioned how you can literally get anywhere just by hoping a train? Have I also mentioned how incredibly long it takes to get anywhere? Oi. So yes, it's officially Mount Fuji day, so here is our transit to get there:
1. Metro from Shiinabashi to Ikebukuro
2. Train from Ikebukuro to ...
So it's about 3am and I've got another hour of steep hiking, with a heavy pack, to the top of Mt Fuji. I'd just spend $65 for an uncomfortable half a night in a mountain hut. I look below me and I see a huge trail of light from all the flashlights of the hordes of people following me up. Above me freezing cold fog is blowing down the mountain and drops the visibility to maybe 100 ft. At this point I'm really starting to doubt whether this was worth it.
... person would be left behind. It may sound heartless but we had no ties to each other and everyone was there to witness one thing, sunrise from the summit. 10 o'clock rolled around and we decided that we should get going, as the 5th station was closing and we were going to have to be outside anyway. I knew that the 6th station was only due to be a half an hour walk away but when we arrived there after 15 minutes I knew that our pace was too quick. We stayed there for 20 ...
... beers, (or girly fruit based drinks if your name happens to be Ali) which we now opened as we turned our heads toward the sky.
It is hard to say exactly why it was so much better than anything else I had previously seen, but it may have something to do with trying to describe a fireworks display I saw whilst half-asleep almost 2 months ago. In any case, it was really good, and I can only hope that where my literary skills/memory ...
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