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Today I headed to mt fuji. It was a 4 and a half hour trip, setting off at 6.30 am and arriving by 11am at my hostel. Having postponed my trip to fuji because of bad weather 3 days ago, I was hoping for a clear day for the best views. At first Fuji was covered by some low hanging clouds but as the day wore on I got lucky again and they gradually dispersed. I decided that the best ...
... catching up with Norzin and trying to teach her the technical aspects of taking photos...f-stops, shutter speed and a bit about ev and ISOs. The practical lesson will come tomorrow with a visit to Lake Shirokoma.
It was late when we got back to the ryokan. Thank goodness! I could now have a bath at the public bathroom with no one else to see me in the nudies. There were three other families there at the ryokan.
The lower we get the higher the temperatures and humidity get as well and unbelievably we started the day around freezing temperature and arrive at Fujinomyia with 30+ degrees.
Our Ryokan is a beautiful place with very nice rooms with view on the Fuji that we have been climbing. In front of the spacious room we have a pond with Koi fish and the silence is perfect. We take ...
We can see mirads of people climbing the mountain, their head lights are visible in the night, Its like an ants nest, the people arrive slowly from different directions and occupy the crater.
The sunrise is taking longer than expected and we have to stay a while in the cold morning, but when you see the sun coming above the horizon and the place around you get into the sunlight - its an unforgettable experience.
... mountain cost 500 yen when usually it costs about 120 anywhere else in Japan.
I managed to reach the top just before sundown but it was a very quick 'take a few photos and run back down' type of affair. There isn't really anything at the top of the mountain apart from the crater which is pretty cool but it doesn't really give you any sense of achievement when you arrive there. Plus, if the weather's ...