Little Hotel Kuranju
- Non-smoking rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... loves riding the bus. I think it's the big windows that give him a bigger vantage than normal. He was glued to the window taking in the sights and calling out the vehicles he spotted. Initially I was disappointed having to add a bus ride to the itinerary, but since we opted not to drive it was the only way up. However, I too enjoyed the ride as it allowed the opportunity to see the lovely towns and beautiful crimson and gold mountainsides. Thirty minutes later we exited ...
... switch backs required becomes our nemesis) to the cable car, up a steep mountain where we learn that the ropeway is closed due to "seismic activity." Hmmm. I'm supposing someone would let us know, or we would see puffs of smoke if Fuji was about to blow. We reroute to a bus that takes us down to Lake Ashi where we board a boat, pass a few red "torii" gates and supposedly sweeping view of mt Fuji. I'll have to take their word. On a side ...
... way station and once back in town we scrambled to sort out a plan B. It was going to take too long to get back to the lake with any light left so we hopped on a bus and went to the base of another mountain to see the silver grass in bloom. Fall is apparently the best time to see the grass which is about 6-7 feet high and has a silver colour to it. We got there a bit too late for pictures in good light but the sunset reflecting off the clouds made for some pretty cool ...
... bus stop and we helped each other. Turned out she was staying right next to my place and was traveling alone so we decided to keep each other company and have dinner and drinks. We went to a different Izakaya that my hotel recommended and had an epic time getting to know each other over many glasses of sake.
All and all, I enjoyed my Mt.Fuji experience. But it was time to move on to my next adventure, TOKYO!!!!!
... first time I saw Japanese youth using iPads to pass the time. We soon joined the swarm of people at the bridge to Enoshima. Basically, it was a line to the island. I was starving and plenty of restaurants were located at the island entrance. However, the lines & crowds were discouraging. A fast food joint called Shonan burger had the shortest wait and French fries for Will. Looking at the pictures, none of the burgers appeared to have beef; I'm not sure ...