Shizuoka Castle Hotel Sanoharu
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... people tee off, get some weird looks as I'm covered in sweat decide to head back down, head into a couple of high speed wobbles and forget that back brake is on the left hand and not the right, almost go ass over tea kettle, arrive back at the hostel in One piece, and return my Speed racer, the hostel staff amazed at how far I went when I pointed it out on the map, with a quick high five I'm off for the next adventure...............stay tuned next stop ...
... lobby vending machines when the other person needed some 'personal' time) and got myself ready for the trip out to Kyoto. I could hear Amanda wake up and complain about her butt and feet, and I have to say I felt very bad about inflicting that on her, and it was a shocking sight..... But moving on. While she screamed her way ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.
The best about all is to see the shadow of mount Fuji in the clouds behind. The perfect pyramid is reflected and these pictures have to be taken, they wont stay long and disappear rapidly as the sun rises more and more.
Now the temperatures become more and more comfortable and we start to take the one hour walk around the crater. We can spot some snow that remains ...
... up for the final stretch.
Fortunately we have some proviant with us and water. The prices for water and food are rising with the altitude and are about 4-5 times the shop price.
We use the head lights and continue to go up, We realize that we are in the first group arriving at the summit on 3747m. Now the temperatures are between 0-5°C and the wind causes additional chill. But we find a place to sit and wait until the ...