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Travel Blogs from Kofu
... I feel so excited to see it so clearly, we've talked for so long about coming to Japan and seeing Fuji but I just didn't fathom its immenseness. Clouds roll by and we caught it just at the right time. We hike down the steep steps through the gorgeous red and orange autumn trees to the bottom back at the lake. Feeling chilly we go in search of a coffee, which is near impossible as Japan seems to just close at 4 o'clock, even in tourist areas. We give up and ...
... asked the guy if he could give me a ride to my hostel else I would have walked for another hour or so with the sun setting :-( so that was supercool. In the evening I went to the Onsen next door a public bath house with various hot springs inside and outside... A super relaxing experience although I had the feeling my skin was boiling! The next day I rented a bike on made a tour around the lake... The sun was shining and was a beautiful day for pictures so made loads of ...
... climbing season may be better so you
can safely walk more of the mountain as there is not really a lot to
do at the fifth station if not walking. Don't expect to see much of
Mount Fuji, the whole time we were there there was not one clear
enough day to see it in its glory!
visit soon, as it is said to be due to erupt next year!
Fujisan was a strange ghost town (but I guess we went out of season
and din't have much luck with ...
... We had coffee, salad, pizza toast, spaghetti cream sauce, another pizza toast and a piece of chocolate pie. I'm not quite sure what the little old thought of us, but anytime she brought us silverware, it was for one. Oh, and I can't forget to mention that the table we sat at made us feel like we had eaten one of the special cookies from Wonderland. We were giants. ...
The guys warned us that dinner in Mount Fuji was going to be an adventure, boy were they right. Let's just say that getting lost and asking for directions has an entirely new meaning to us since using the map wasn't an option considering none of us can read symbols and pictographs. Along the course of the way, we ended up driving through a cemetery with giant pillar-looking headstones. It was beyond creepy. Once ...