Hakone Hotel Kowakien
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... ravines, autumn leaves and traditional Japanese houses that I had imagined would scatter the country side. The speed train was fast, quiet, spacious seats (on a standard ticket) and left on time. On arrival to Hakone we walked twenty minutes up a winding hill to our hotel to discover there is a 100 yen ($1) bus that goes from our hotel to the bus station on a loop! We used that bus for all future trips. ...
Here the hot springs, erupting geysers and bubbling pools of boiling mud dominate a fascinating landscape. We take the Hakone rope way from Sounzan down to Togendai on lake Ashinoko. We take a boat journey around the lake which is a water filled volcanic crater with a circumference of 18K. We are now making our way to Tokyo by ...
... see Mount Fuji in the distance but the weather had closed in further at this point so no such luck. We did have a nice boat ride through the heart of Hakone though and we managed to see a couple of Torii gates on the banks amongst the colourful autumn foliage. The coach then took us back to the hotel at the end of what was quite a disappointing day. I expect it would have been beautiful under different circumstances but today the odds were certainly not in our ...
Today I headed to mt fuji. It was a 4 and a half hour trip, setting off at 6.30 am and arriving by 11am at my hostel. Having postponed my trip to fuji because of bad weather 3 days ago, I was hoping for a clear day for the best views. At first Fuji was covered by some low hanging clouds but as the day wore on I got lucky again and they gradually dispersed. I decided that the best ...
... needs minimal contact. If you do not have enough credit on your card, there are fare adjustment points that you can top your card up with. There is no graffiti on walls, but nearly every wall or roof is covered with organized brightly light colorful advertisements. The strangest thing so far is the cash / credit card system. Japan is a cash nation, and even at retail shops that you are making a large purchase from won’t have a credit ...