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... before reaching the town of Otsuki. Four trains down, one to go! But here we received bad news. Due to the wet weather, the busses from Kawaguchiko up to the start of the Yoshida trail on Mt. Fuji were cancelled today! That left us with no way to do our Fuji climb – at least not today. After looking at our options, we headed up the last leg to Kawaguchiko anyways, and took a hostel for the night. The rain tapered off and the skies began ...
We arrived at the top, 3,776 m height, in good time. we enjoyed a really expensive coffee and noddle soup at the one station hut near the crater.
Viewing the sunrise was amazing! Suddenly, it was all bright and and the view across all the nearby mountains was spectacular. You can get really close to the crater which was surprising for me.
After freezing but beautiful hour off watching the sunrise, it was time for the way ...
... are purely for relaxing in the hot mineral water and segregated by sex as you do not wear anything whilst soaking. The third type, which Rod and I used are the private onsen. For a fee, you can book a small private onsen, to enjoy together privately. It is the only way that men and women can share an onsen, otherwise they are all segregated. It was a great way to relax after our hike and melted away the aches and pains!
So yesterday, in the rain and cloud we headed ...
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.
Wasted no time going from the base of Fuji to our first onsen (hot spring baths). The minerals in the water are supposed to do good things for the skin. It felt amazing to rest our muscles and get clean after the trek. Checked into Hakone Suimeiso ryokan, a traditional Japanese guesthouse. This is where you are served a kaiseki meal in your room ...