Sea Grande Shimizu Station Hotel
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... upsetting that the tour company continued with a tour to see a mountain that they knew would not be visible without notifying passengers first. It was very upsetting when we were not able to get the bullet train tickets that we had already paid for and then had to pay out of pocket to get back home.
On the plus side, we got to ride multiple parts of the extensive Tokyo transportation system and saw beautiful Japanese houses and gardens in the countryside.
... there we walk through the entrance gate to Perry Road. In the middle of Perry Road is a small canal, there are shops and houses on both sides, blooming hydrangeas in the middle add to the beauty of this old road. We walk to the end and back, it's pretty hot by now. We buy a small bracelet for Caroline at the souvenir shop and decide to head to Izu, our next destination. We need to crossover the Izu Peninsula from the east to the west side. The scenery along the way is pretty, ...
... do not approach the volcano, Level 4 is prepare to evacuate and Level 5 is evacuate.
There have been three big eruptions on Fuji, with the last big one recorded in 1707, which lasted two weeks and occurred after an earthquake.
The height at Station 5 is 2305m with Fuji being around 3,776m. There are many walking trails you can do around Mt Fuji, including climbing to the summit from Station 5, although the purists feel that Mt Fuji is ...
... where you can pay by the hour. It sounds dodgy, but it's for lovers (as per the above reason) rather than for 'ladies of the night'. Night bus Fujisan (Mount Fuji) to Kyoto. 8:45pm - 5:55am. Listening to: Rolling Stones. Thoughts of Japan: Vending machines for drinks - everywhere! Outside in the middle of nowhere and inside random places. All sorts of ice coffee, green tea, beer and other drinks. No coke, Fanta, 7up, Pepsi etc. these machines ...
... old steam train. The hostess took a photo of us holding a board with a picture of Mt Fuji on it and the date underneath. Our first glimpses of the mountain itself were amazing. The sky was very clear and we were delighted to see snow laying on the summit. We were very lucky as often the top is hidden by clouds.
After arriving at our destination we took a bus to a flower festival. The bus took a little ...