Toyoko Inn Fujisan Numazu Kitaguchi 1
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I was originally planning on limiting my vacation to Tokyo/Kyoto area, but hearing/reading a lot about Hakone convinced me to add it in at the last minute.
I'm here for 2 nights, but unfortunately I'm already regretting this - I wish I could stay here for a few weeks instead.
It would make for a very different kind of vacation, and one that I had not really considered. I wanted to come to Japan ...
... last nights. Again, 7 servings that included Japanese beef and vegetables served "sukiyaki style". Raw meat and veggies are in a bowl on top of a clay pot that gets heated to boil. The meat gets cooked in just a few minutes…so good! We also had a serving of sashimi that included tuna, crabmeat and sea bream. Many in our group won’t eat raw fish, so the rest of us ate the leftovers!
It’s not common to wear shoes indoors in ...
... therefore it’s rare to hear the Japanese speak English.
We visit a rest stop on the way to Mt. Fuji and it was so cool! The bathroom had a western style toilet with buttons for a seat warmer, posterior spray and music. There was also a high- chair folded against the wall where you could put your child. They really want you to get settled in and spend some time there! Outside there was a row of vending machines that made hot ...
... way over to one of Hakones most famous sights; Lake Ashi. To get there we had to make our way over Mount Hakone via cable car and ropeway. With the hefty price tag to get there, we expected the views to be out of this world, and they probably would have been had there not been dense cloud as far as you could see, with a visibility of only a few meters. Although we were disappointed not to catch a glimpse of Mount Fuji from the cable car, the experience was ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.