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... was feeing weary so headed back for a nap, but Orla & Kayla carried on to see several other temples, including , Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu, and Kencho-ji. It felt like a taster for what we would see in Kyoto later in the week, with the small bamboo groves and beautiful garden temples.
Our next day, Tuesday, was more relaxing. Mostly because it was bucketing rain all day. But we still got up early and went to watch some sumo practice ...
Piece of cake!!!
I climbed with 2 American's, Jeff and Nath. Jeff was fully equipped (which turned out to be very helpful), whilst Nath and I looked more like pathetic backpackers. Our outfit was crunched together with everything our backpacks had to offer for such an adventure.
We started off happily with a bit of rain and apart from our three head-torches in total darkness!
Thank you Chris, your ...
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 ...