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... elephant / capybara / rhino / giraffe / mouse / snake / tortoise / anteater / et cetera. Quite the zoo!
Tokyo’s attractions were by no means exhausted, but we have lots of the rest of Japan we’d still like to see, so the next day we used our Japan Rail (JR) Passes to hop on the Shinkansen (bullet train) and headed up to a town called Nikko, in the foothills north of Tokyo. Nikko is home to a collection of temples, four ...
Piece of cake!!!
I climbed with 2 American's, Jeff and Nath. Jeff was fully equipped (which turned out to be very helpful), whilst Nath and I looked more like pathetic backpackers. Our outfit was crunched together with everything our backpacks had to offer for such an adventure.
We started off happily with a bit of rain and apart from our three head-torches in total darkness!
Thank you Chris, your ...
... day, with three tea-houses one of which was serving traditional (Matcha) green powder tea and Japanese sweets. It was somehow an appropriate paradigm for Japan wandering through the traditional, sculptured beauty of the park with a background of high tech skyscrapers. We took advantage of the available personal GPS-enabled digital audioguide to provide information on the park as we meandered. From the park we caught a tour boat up the Sumida River to Asakusa, which is ...
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.
... equally spectacular. Another batch of small dishes came to us after the beds had been stripped and put away. A ryokan is definitely the way to relax and get a good night sleep. I'd recommend that if you climb Fuji to book one for the night after you've been to the summit. Most have their own onsens which is the perfect thing to do after a lot of ...