Shizuoka Daiichi Hotel
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... on me on this 2 wheels of thunder........throw my day pack in my basket, and let me remind you the last time I was on a bike was about 15 years ago, well except for that one time my cousin Chris sent me up on a chairlift at Nighthawk in GP and pushed me down a couple of black diamond runs, but I set my course, I am going to to bike around Mt Fuji biggest of 5 lakes, Lake Kawaguchi-ko, for the next 2 hours you cant wipe the smile off my face, ...
... 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 ...
... grounds is prohibited, but the East gardens of the Imperial complex is open to the public, so we made the most of this. The gardens are picturesque in all the ways you`d expect of a Japanese garden: calm, with a small waterfall flowing into a pool of brightly coloured carp. All this with Tokyo`s impressive urban centre towering in the background, you get a real sense of Japan present and past wandering in the gardens.
Ginza is Tokyo`s answer to Oxford street. We headed there on ...
... and cool slowly down. have a nap and recharge batteries. We are the only guests and have all the attention of the personell.
The onsen we can enjoy for the first time together and this is a perfect cure for our muscles to recover. There is even a refridgerator with beer available.
In our Yukata we are seated in the dining room and enjoy a great dinner and we take another bath before we retire.
What a nice treat after such a nice trip
... station where the bus departs to station 5 on the Fuji
This is the highlight of the trip and we start in the evening from the Fujinomyia station on 2400m. The temperatures are still very high and as we go they are falling as the sun sets.
There are many people on the way down and all pass with a kind greeting "Konichiwa". As experienced climbers we adopt a steady slow walking style and get passed by groups of younger ...