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... get views and photos of Fuji would be from the other side of one of the 5 lakes that surround fuji. I headed for lake kawaguchiko, the biggest of them and spent most of the day walking around it, walking a total of 11 miles. The lake is reminiscent of on of the Italian lakes and was nice enough even without Fuji being there. By mid afternoon I finally got the view I'd been hoping ...
... catching up with Norzin and trying to teach her the technical aspects of taking photos...f-stops, shutter speed and a bit about ev and ISOs. The practical lesson will come tomorrow with a visit to Lake Shirokoma.
It was late when we got back to the ryokan. Thank goodness! I could now have a bath at the public bathroom with no one else to see me in the nudies. There were three other families there at the ryokan.
... 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.
... tea is grown.
In Fujonomyia we want to deposit our luggage at the station, but the town is small and no such facilities. We try to go to our hotel and they are surprised to see us already today. After the initial shock and explanation of our desire, we can already put the luggage to the room and are positively surprised of the high quality place and the kindness. Even without English we get a great service and depart happily ...
... bit of rush to reach the summit before night fell as I only climbed the mountain in shorts and a t-shirt. However, because it was the middle of the day there were a lot of other climbers, most of them Japanese and taking the climb a little too seriously with huge backpacks, walking sticks and in some cases even little bottles of oxygen! Once you get past the majority of hikers though the mountain can be ...