Super Hotel Nature Hot Springs Fujihonkan
Travel Blogs from Fuji
... beans, miso soup, pork cooked in vegetable sauce, apple compote and couple of other things. One of the many good things in Japan is that if you don't like something, there is never much of it anyway.
Mount Fuji status in the evening: the whole mountain was visible with sparsely sprinkled white ...
... the clouds so obscured it you wouldn't know it was even there, although its presence loomed heavily. On the way up and in the mornings the peak was clear and beautiful. Our pictures did not do the scene justice but any of you reading can google some better pictures and then imagine what we could see :)
Food: The highlight for us over these couple of days was definitely the food. After getting into the first farm ...
... the trees led us to a very large torii that was built in the waters of Ashinoko along the treeline. Images of this gate, the lake, and Mt. Fuji were advertised all over this region, and it was all quite beautiful to see in person.
There were these small swan peddle boats all over the lake that we couldn't resist and rented one for 30 minutes. Geez, were these things inefficient! We both peddled ...
... cream (I was craving ice cream for days!) and walked a few minutes from the station to our ryokan.
We couldn't check in until 2pm unfortunately so we left our luggage and went exploring. Amusingly, we saw the attendant cleaning our luggage wheels in order to keep their establishment clean; how Japanese! Since this was a mountainous region, we climbed a rather steep hill in the baking heat to find Gora Park, and instead decided to eat lunch ...
... monkeys along the way!!!! So a good day.
Today was also a nice day but very hazey. You could see the mountain OK but the few photos I took look quite washed out. Walked right around Lake Kawaguchi-ko and around the little town a bit. I would have climbed Mt Fuji but the season to climb does not start until July 1st. Yeah right!!!!
As you can see there is still a lot of snow on ...
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