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... Tosho-gu, home to a collection of temples, shrines, and the tomb of Shogun Ieyasu. Here we saw elephants carved by an artist who had never seen elephants, the Crying Dragon hall with its astounding acoustics, Sunset Gate with a purposely upside down pillar (so as not to be too perfect as to make the gods envious), the main hall with 100 hand-painted dragons (each one different), and, guarded by the sleeping cat and situated on a misty ...
We were lucky, there was some rain, it was windy but not so bad that it would have been uncomfortable to climb. As long as we were climbing things, we kept warm. Resting becomes unpleasant as you are getting cold so quickly.
Towards to top it got a bit congested, there was a constant flow of climbers but noting to annoying. It looked really cool, seeing the line of head-torches bumping up and down, traveling they're way ...
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.
... the hell? Who cries at Sesame Street? And I wasn't feeling sad. I couldn't figure it out. Then I realized the crying was about acceptance and gratitude. Maybe Japan isn't what I thought it would be. Perhaps a lot of our outings won't be perfect and grandiose and romanticized. But we are here. We are here to live. Luckily we get to explore and have adventures, but our first priority is to be parents and responsible adults and sometimes that's not so fun. But that's life. ...
Left our capsule hostel at 6am to get a direct bus to the start of our trail, Yoshida 5th Station (about 2.5 hours south west of Tokyo. Started hiking at 10am Surprised at how much 'climbing' was required rather than hiking. This is definitely not a trek you just decide to do there and then. Made it to our mountain hut for the night called Fujisan hotel before any other guests arrived. The temperature was much colder than what we've been used to. Bunk beds in the mountain hut were like ...