Travel Blogs from Izunokuni
... and paper, so anyone holding a flyer or wearing flowing fabric had a deer-wrestle ahead of them. This accounts for practically every tourist on the island and makes for amusing people-watching. Since leaving the island, I spent some whirlwind days in Tokyo and even managed to stay in my first capsule hotel. My pod was clean, comfortable and completely unchanged since the 1970's. Not a bad experience overall, though ...
... clouds, so we count ourselves lucky on that account.
Quite a few people daytrip here, visit the temple located behind the shops, eat some special Fujisan snacks and try desperately to catch glimpses of the mountain through the clouds. At the same time, there are more than enough avid hikers and climbers, hunched over bulging backpacks, dressed in layers of outdoor gear, psyching themselves up for ...
... the guy next to you. The mattress was really uncomfortable too. If I do it again I'll start later and hike all night to avoid this. I started hiking again at 1 am, to make the summit for sunrise. Tons of people are climbing at this time too, and you can see the lights stretching up the mountain.
Sunrise was really beautiful. The peak is way above the clouds and you can see forever. There was a ton of people up there but there is lots of space around the ...
... right time to start and I got chatting to one group, and American girl named Georgie, a Canadian guy named Alex, an American guy called Matt and an English girl named Rachel. Rachel immediately stood out as she was only wearing flip-flops on her feet and was planning to walk the entire way in just these, crazy. Anyway, we decided we would walk up as a group, with the agreement that if anyone lagged behind, jeopardising the groups chances of seeing sunrise from the ...
... little angry about letting myself get so tired before this event. It only happens once a year and it is a truly spectacular occasion. Unfortunately for me though, I was absolutely spent and I was very aware that I wasn't enjoying myself like I should have been. I was at level 7 on the tiredness scale, where every noise felt as if it was going straight through me and rattling my brain. Little things that I wouldn't even notice under ...
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