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... 8217;s tomb. We could have spent hours taking it all it, but things were closing for the day and the rain was setting in: high time to head back to town.
Next up was Kamakura, an oceanside town on the south side of Tokyo. Kamakura was the capital of Japan the 13th century, a time when Buddhism was on the rise. As expected, there are lots more temples here! We took in a famous Daibutsu (giant Buddha statue) that sits in ...
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 ...
... and with the thick cloud cover, there were no views either. We trekked for a steady and fairly steep three and a half hours to the Eighth Station where we were booked in to a mountain hut "for the night", with the plan of getting up in the early hours to summit in time for sunrise. There are huts all the way up Mount Fuji, managed and serviced by a team of people, providing snacks, drinks, meals and temporary rest areas. They also provide clean toilets all the way up ...
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.
... waling alone here with this smooth music! Finally we arrived at the hostel and already from the outside it’s overwhealming. To me it looks like a typical old japanese building with wooden architecture, so I was impressed. We entered and (of course) we had to take off our shoes while the receptionist welcomed us very friendly. He showed us the hostel and explained us everything; the K’s house is a 100 year old ryokan, a traditional japanese hotel with ...