Shizutetsu Hotel Prezio Shizuoka-Ekikita
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... in the torrential rains and were trying to find a museum to park us in for a few hours. Andre and I finally couldn't take anymore, decided to cut our losses and head back to Tokyo. We asked for our tickets for the bullet train but were refused. We were told that we would have to make our back on our own. We caught a taxi to the nearest train station and were able to figure out how to take 3 commuter trains (over 100 km distance) to get back to Tokyo.
It was ...
... with lush vegetation, lots of rice fields, tiny villages and palm trees. Roads are winding and on the narrow side. We stop somewhere at a local onsen to get some cool drinks from a vending machine. At the entrance of the onsen facility is a cute Jizou statue. We continue our trip west and soon reach the west coast of the Izu Peninsula which is much less developed than the east coast. The scenic coastline has steep hills and many inlets. We pass Matsuzaki, an old small port ...
A good trip and at least we got to see Mt Fuji. Must look great in winter when it is covered with snow. There is still some snow on it now, but it is almost summer. Have to admit, we enjoyed just watching the clouds/mist drift all over it, changing the view and occasionally blocking the elusive Mt Fuji from view entitely.
Back to Tokyo tomorrow and we fly out on Wednesday, back in Canberra on Thursday, all being well.
One last post tomorrow.
... In our guest house which was traditional with tatami floors and paper windows and foton beds the washing machine was amazing. You put the clothes in, the machine weighs them and then tells you how much washing powder to put in and then it dries them after the wash cycle has finished without you having to do anything! Ping - oh it's done and all the clothes are dry! Toilets - every toilet has a built in bidet, seat warmer and shower. More ...
... you want (except it's too near to take the car :P)
Finally, I arrived at my hotel -Business Hotel Sunpu.
Credit from google.com because I was too tired to take a photo :P