Sun Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Shizuoka
We got up reasonably early (!!) and had hot ham and cheese pancake/burrito style things from 7-Eleven for breakfast as we waited for our first Shinkansen at Tokyo station. The trains are ever so fast! We ended up taking three local trains and the Shinkansen to get to Fujinomiya, but it was totally worth it. The steps were as follows! 1. Take the JR Chuo Line to Tokyo Station 2. Get Shinkansen reservation and travel to Mishima 3. Take the JR Tokaido Main Line to Fuji 4. ...
... br> next morning we left how we found the sleepy ghost town, picking up
the quiet local train back towards Tokyo but changing paths to get to
is a free shuttle bus from the bus station (next to the main train
station) to Highland area, where the theme park is. You can also get
a discount ticket for the theme park and go out of season, as we had
to wait forever as it was, we wouldn't like to think what it would be
like in season! Also, ...
... had booked for the night. This was an older facility that was showing some age but still in good shape. My tatami room was huge, had an ocean view and could comfortably sleep six (since there were six futons stacked in the futon cupboard). I had a great wash and soak in the onsen facility and then a huge meal served in my room. I ate alone watching baseball on Japanese TV. It must be the playoffs as there seemed to be a lot ...
... beers, (or girly fruit based drinks if your name happens to be Ali) which we now opened as we turned our heads toward the sky.
It is hard to say exactly why it was so much better than anything else I had previously seen, but it may have something to do with trying to describe a fireworks display I saw whilst half-asleep almost 2 months ago. In any case, it was really good, and I can only hope that where my literary skills/memory ...
... Elation overtook scepticism however and I bought it in the hope that it was just the colour that was messed up.
Now, I don't know why they call it cornflour, because it's NOT cornflour. It's nothing like cornflour. In fact, if it tried to enter the Cornflour Olympics then it would not only be turned away, mocked and banned forever, but the other packets of cornflour would stick a sign on it's back saying "kick me" and do so until it bruised on its ...