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... puzzle pieces. Down a path lined with immense cypress trees was the shrine of Taiyuin-byo, guarded by fearsome demons at the gate and displaying an intricate and beautiful ceiling painted with hundreds of dragons.
After lunch we headed farther up the hill to Futarasan-jinja, a Shinto shrine and Nikko’s oldest. It’s a smaller place, but has some of the biggest trees we’ve seen in a long time! Last on the list was the ...
We were lucky, there was some rain, it was windy but not so bad that it would have been uncomfortable to climb. As long as we were climbing things, we kept warm. Resting becomes unpleasant as you are getting cold so quickly.
Towards to top it got a bit congested, there was a constant flow of climbers but noting to annoying. It looked really cool, seeing the line of head-torches bumping up and down, traveling they're way ...
... 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.
... pull out and make up futon beds for you. Then breakfast is served in the room as well. We were hoping that the food would justify the high price to stay there, and we weren't disappointed. The dinner consisted of about 20 little dishes, some hot, some cold. We had lots of fish dishes, Japanese pickles and many things we couldn't identify. The ...