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... get views and photos of Fuji would be from the other side of one of the 5 lakes that surround fuji. I headed for lake kawaguchiko, the biggest of them and spent most of the day walking around it, walking a total of 11 miles. The lake is reminiscent of on of the Italian lakes and was nice enough even without Fuji being there. By mid afternoon I finally got the view I'd been hoping ...
... few minutes for the next one. Thank goodness the trains come every 5 minutes here.
We arrived in plenty of time at Tachikawa Station and rang Norzin to let her know. We waited and waited for her at what we thought was the designated spot. It turned out that we had to wait outside the station at the Granduo Department store. There was access from the store from the train station as well. All in all, we waited about 50 minutes. We ...
... and cool slowly down. have a nap and recharge batteries. We are the only guests and have all the attention of the personell.
The onsen we can enjoy for the first time together and this is a perfect cure for our muscles to recover. There is even a refridgerator with beer available.
In our Yukata we are seated in the dining room and enjoy a great dinner and we take another bath before we retire.
What a nice treat after such a nice trip
... up for the final stretch.
Fortunately we have some proviant with us and water. The prices for water and food are rising with the altitude and are about 4-5 times the shop price.
We use the head lights and continue to go up, We realize that we are in the first group arriving at the summit on 3747m. Now the temperatures are between 0-5°C and the wind causes additional chill. But we find a place to sit and wait until the ...
... perfect you can't really see much of the view either, it's mostly just clouds.
I managed to get to the bottom of the mountain as it just got dark and looking back up is a really pretty view of all the stations lite up at night. The lights look like little stars on the side of the mountain. I would suggest climbing the mountain at night for this view as it is very picturesque and there are ...