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... village streets in the magical quiet of the evening, wearing the yukata gown supplied by your inn.
Nakasendo Day 2 - Tsumago to NojiriLonger Option :
Walking distance : 18.4km
Elevation gain : 723m of ascent and 644m of descent
Time required : About 6 hoursShorter Option :
Walking distance : 3.7km
Elevation gain : 101m of ascent and 117m of descent
Time required : About 1 hoursThe longest day (about 6 hours) ...
My trip to the Hakone mountain region started with my first ride with the famous Shinkansen train, I was excited like a little boy :-))). The second part of the trip was with a little mountain train which didn't excite me but all the Japanes tourist :-). The main reason I spend a night up in Hakone was Mount Fuji. But unfortunately, like most of the time, Japan's most famous mountain was covered in clowds. So I did a boat cruise and visited a shrine ...
... just conquered. All tired but completely relaxed, the bus ride back to Tokyo was very, very quiet.
So, I started by saying that I scratched two activities from my list. Just four days after returning from Mt Fuji I attended Gion Matsuri in Kyoto, one of the biggest of all the summer festivals in Japan. Been there, done that, and ended up with over 400 pictures because I did so much more than just the festival! I'll save it for the next story, which will hopefully appear ...
It was a bright, bright sunshiney day :-D Sooo lovely to see blue skies!! We started with a walk around the Kawazu Seven Waterfalls then headed north up the east coast of Izu Peninsula to the spectacular Jogasaki coastline, the suspension bridge and flower gardens. Then on to Mt Omuro, an extinct volcano covered in grass. We rode the chairlift up the very steep slope and at ...
We chilled out reading books this morning while it was pouring rain it was enjoyably relaxing. The rain started to ease off about 10 and we set off for a drive around the coastline of the Izu peninsula. It's not very far, just as well as the speed limit is 40 or 50km throughout the region. We had a fun day. The pics tell it ...