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Today we begin our self-guided hike.
Nakasendo Day 1 - Train to Magome and walk to TsumagoWalking distance : 8.3km
Elevation gain : 326m of ascent and 430m of descent
Time required : About 3 hoursSend your main luggage ahead from your accommodation before the Nakasendo Trail to the ryokan in Kiso-Fukushima where you will stay tomorrow night. You can manage with your overnight essentials in your daypack for your stay in ...
My trip to the Hakone mountain region started with my first ride with the famous Shinkansen train, I was excited like a little boy :-))). The second part of the trip was with a little mountain train which didn't excite me but all the Japanes tourist :-). The main reason I spend a night up in Hakone was Mount Fuji. But unfortunately, like most of the time, Japan's most famous mountain was covered in clowds. So I did a boat cruise and visited a shrine ...
... slowly turned colorful and we started to recognize the contours of the mountains and lakes below us, while the summit continued to fill with climbers with a better timing than us. Once we could finally see the top of the sun at 4:40am, there was a surreal mix of cheering, the clicking sounds of the many cameras and some classical music that started to play from the hut behind us. I can imagine that it would be a huge disappointment if you arrive at the top while ...
... walked around the rim of the crater for beautiful views of the mountains, Izu Islands and the city of Ito below. I highly recommend this little detour . We had a picnic at the beach on the way back, then a swim when we returned to Shirahama beach. A lovely relaxing day we even got s little bit of colour from the sun. This has been our first day without rain here in Japan! :) :) ...
We chilled out reading books this morning while it was pouring rain it was enjoyably relaxing. The rain started to ease off about 10 and we set off for a drive around the coastline of the Izu peninsula. It's not very far, just as well as the speed limit is 40 or 50km throughout the region. We had a fun day. The pics tell it ...
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