Hakone Hotel Kagetsuen
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... was feeing weary so headed back for a nap, but Orla & Kayla carried on to see several other temples, including , Tsurugaoka Hachiman-gu, and Kencho-ji. It felt like a taster for what we would see in Kyoto later in the week, with the small bamboo groves and beautiful garden temples.
Our next day, Tuesday, was more relaxing. Mostly because it was bucketing rain all day. But we still got up early and went to watch some sumo practice ...
We arrived at the top, 3,776 m height, in good time. we enjoyed a really expensive coffee and noddle soup at the one station hut near the crater.
Viewing the sunrise was amazing! Suddenly, it was all bright and and the view across all the nearby mountains was spectacular. You can get really close to the crater which was surprising for me.
After freezing but beautiful hour off watching the sunrise, it was time for the way ...
... and completed in 2007. At the end was an interesting little exhibition outlining how the Sekisho worked. Leading up to the Sekisho is a parade of magnificent Cedar trees, aged over four hundred years old. Before heading back to the warm and dry of our Inn, we visited an old Shinto Shrine with a floating red torii (gate) in Lake Ashi.
Well, we're now back in Tokyo and I think we may weaken and have some "western" food! It's still overcast and probably a day for a bit of ...
8 km walk from walk Magemo to Tsumago.
The guide book and the tourist information centre told me that it would take 3hours to walk it.
However I only had 2, as I got up way to late to actually do this walk. What can I say i did it in 1 1/2 hours :)
Rock'n Roll!!!! found the coolest little coffee shop in Tsumago.
... my quest and he told me: „See you in a few months!“ So I decided to search for it in the next day again.)
Back at the hostel we took it easy and went to the lounge where I tried to enhance my japanese skills by learning some letters from the hiragana and some new words as different animals and colours. If you ever wondered what yellow giraffe means I can tell you now it’s „kiiro no kirin“. In the evening we went outside to see ...