Resort Pia Hakone
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... to do in – well, ever, or nearly ever. Such fuzzy and beautiful looking creatures, and so dexterous with their hands to pick up treats and bamboo for their lunch. We could have spent hours watching them! But that probably would have annoyed all the people behind us in line hoping for a look, too. So we had to move on, and spent the rest of the day playing spot the lion / tiger / condor / otter / owl / monkey / Hokkaido brown bear / ...
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.
... nontheless tried to sleep a little bit longer. Then it was already time to pack our luggage and check out. We left the suitcases in the hostel to go search a place to have lunch that we had seen in our travel guide. It was hard to find because in the first floor they were just selling fish, while the restaurant was in the second floor. In our travel guide they recommanded to take the squid that you have to barbeque on your own and that was exactly what I did. What I ...