Shizuoka Daiichi Hotel
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... before dinner. The guy here had recommended a couple of local places to try. One sounded good but when we walked in the lady told us no more and she left?? So we went to the one right across the street. They had home cooking style meals and I chose the katsudon, pork rice bowl, which had become my favourite meal here. Scotty went for the ginger pork setto and enjoyed that as well. The smaller places are much nicer to stay in, great home style meals in simple ...
After I drag my sorry carcase out of bed, grab a quick cup of Java, I am off to MT FUJI!!! Sitting on the 1.5 hour train screaming by stations and buildings at 320KM/HR!! I arrive at the bus terminal, another 2 hour Bus ride to Mt Fuji, as soon as I get off the bus, I look west.......WOW! there she is, beautiful!, I imminently do what I always like to do get settled in the hostel make my bed as fast as possible and grab my day pack, and with my with ...
... shower I packed my bag and did some blogging. The trip to Tokyo station was uneventful and we hopped on a bullet train, on carriage 13 just as it left the station. The announcement on board said the unreserved seating is in carriages1,2 and 3, so we actually travelled just a little bit faster than the 300 km/h of the normal ...
... our descent and walk slowly down. Now the suffering starts as climbing down is becoming the bigger challenge than the hike up. The gravel is loose and you have to pick carefully where to step without loosing the balance.
Now I regret that I wear soft shoes and my toes start to hurt. The climbing down takes all of our forces and we think that we have used the same amount of time as going up.
... Half way up we pass them as they rest exhausted before the next attempt. We don't stop and continue our way up. As all the path is easy to follow (no one is allowed to use other than the official path), but steep, we pass the station 6, 7, and 8. We arrive at 22:30 at station 9a and decide to lodge there.
For a reasonable CHF 55.- per person we get a bunk bed with approximately 150 others and rest until 02:00 when the climbers ...