Senkei Annex Yamagaso
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... t enough, one part of the area is a virtual hotbed of seismic activity, which meant sulphuric emissions, resulting in huge flumes of rising steam clouds. It is quite dramatic to watch and it seemed that the whole thing could blow at any time. This felt a bit threatening, particularly given the recent volcano eruption a few hundred kilometers away. But seeing the busloads of school kids and tourists ...
... Mt Fuji.
That pretty much filled in the day as we got back to our accommodation just in time for dinner. I enjoyed today's meal a bit more than last nights.
Now we have packed all our stuff ready to head off to Takayama tomorrow and I've spent some time relaxing in the Onsen for the last time.
... car to Gora.
Caught the Tozan railway to Tonosawa.
Walked to our accommodation.
The place we are staying at is a traditional inn and was founded in 1630.
We have to wear slippers and have a yukata to wear.
But the best thing it is that we have a private onsen (hot spring bath).
Japanese rules are that you must be naked in the onsen ...
... he was away. We went to the karaoke club but didn't sing. They really wanted us to - we were the only anglophones there. Then we went to the public baths (separated by gender) and agreed to check them out and come back out with a thumbs up or down, indicating whether they were empty and we were happy to have a soak. The mens baths were empty but the female baths had about ten women in them, so I wimped out. Instead, we soaked in ...
... decided to go for a morning jog. Running along paved paths from my hotel, I cut a winding trail through bamboo forests and cedar trees to emerge by the side of a large mountain lake, glittering in the morning sun.
Continuing on through the day, I made a tour of some of the more popular destinations nearby, including one of the largest botanical gardens in japan, a glass museum (featuring Chihuly!) and even ...