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Today we bussed from Tokyo to Hakone via Kamakura in heavy traffic. At Kamakura we stopped to see the Daibatsu or the Great Buddha which is over 728 years old. It is very impressive to see in its oxidized state. It was once leafed in gold and probably will be again in the future.
We took a 20 minute cruise across Lake Hakone. In favorable …
Vandaag eigenlijk niet veel gedaan (het is hier nu ongeveer 14u) maar het regent hier al de hele dag. Deze ochtend een uurtje of 2 gaan wandelen maar was natuurlijk volledig al doorweekt na 10min.
En je kan hier eigenlijk niks anders doen dan buiten wandelen dus RUSTDAG !
See you in Tokyo tomorrow !
Deze ochtend rond 9u vertrokken en aankomen hier in de buurt van mount Fuji. Was ongeveer 6u met de trein met verschillende overstappen ( geen enkele keer de weg moeten vragen !)' en 622km van Osaka.
Tegen 15u hier nog wat rondgelopen , eten gaan kopen en rusten !
Het fruit is ...
... time we saw the peak when we first arrived we couldn't believe the size of it...we managed to get a few pics of the old gal but nothing that quite does it justice. When the sun did come out the scenery looked amazing especially with all of the autumn colours We really enjoyed our trip out, it was great to get away from the city, beautiful scenery and a good way to wear ourselves out for the overnight bus journey that evening to ...
... wind. Mark was wearing shorts. Will be zero at the Mt? We are now in the bus going there, will see.
Arrived at Mt Fuji, the 5th step (total of 9 steps). very foggy, windy and cold. Sooo foggy that the top of the Mt was fully covered. So we walked around in the shops, the food was good though, corn and Mt Fuji cake (must try).
Taxi heading for onzen now, FujiYama Onzen. About 1000¥ taxi from the train station. The price for this Onzen (1800¥) ...