Travel Blogs from Atami
... and completely covered the mountain which was a major disappointment! The bus drove us up to the 2nd station at 1004m and we took a few snaps and visited a little gift shop. Usually the bus reaches the 5th station for great views but today we were out of luck. The best photo of the mountain we got was the large picture of it on a billboard! Back down the mountain we stopped off a hotel for ...
... started to drop, it began to get cool out. Yay! A real live fall! At that time, the land lord of our house decided to have the house painted. This meant they had to put up scaffolding all around the house, up to the roof. Then they hung some sort of screen from the scaffolding. Our house looked like it was being tented for termites. The Japanese do this so the spray from pressure washing doesn't go onto any of ...
Felt a bit sick this morning! Not much to say other than we're very much looking forward to seeing everyone back home, but are sad our trip is over. We're now on a Virgin flight otherwise known as baby expressway as I can see 5 individual babies from where I'm sitting and they're taking it in turns to scream. Thank you Virgin for inflight entertainment! The only other thing I will say is that we're weirded out a little..we left at midday Japan time, and arrive into London at 3.30pm ...
... romance car and back to Shinjuku for our final night. Shinjuku is cool. We went in and out of some shops looking (unsuccessfully - sorry people) for gifts and me secretly looking at the boots. Dave had found on his app this place called the Black Hole where you cook your own food on a fire in the middle of the table so we stumbled across it through some luck and in we went. One set menu option included half of the meat as heart, small and large intestine, stomach and ...
- Early start in order to catch Express at 8am from Shinjuku Station
- Another stunning clear sunny day!
- pleasant trip to Hakone (train very fast through the suburbs)
- bus up a very winding (and picturesque snowy road) to hotel with direct view of Mt Fuji
- dropped off baggage then on to Lake Ashi
- very distinctive cruising vessel for an ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking