The Prince Hakone
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Today we begin our self-guided hike.
Nakasendo Day 1 - Train to Magome and walk to TsumagoWalking distance : 8.3km
Elevation gain : 326m of ascent and 430m of descent
Time required : About 3 hoursSend your main luggage ahead from your accommodation before the Nakasendo Trail to the ryokan in Kiso-Fukushima where you will stay tomorrow night. You can manage with your overnight essentials in your daypack for your stay in ...
... aquariums we have been to. They also had dolphins, seals, and penguins. It was definitely worth while.
We then headed over to Kamakura to see the Hasedera Temple. This was a bit different in layout from the other temples we have been to. It has quite a few buildings and large groupings of small statues. The grounds have some very nice gardens with tall lotus flowers and an actual Zen rock garden (the first we have seen). This temple was established in 721and ...
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 ...
... the same moment, creating one continuous line of backpacks. Though it was much more crowded than during day time, the dreaded traffic jams for which we were warned fortunately did not occur. Slight disadvantage: since we expected a much slower ascend, we were at the top 90 minutes before the sun would show itself. 90 minutes of cold wind and no movement made us yearn even more for those first rays of sunlight. It all made that moment of sunrise much more special. The ...
... gymnastics. A friend also started a private Facebook group for some other moms here with young children to post things we've found to do and organize playgroups and day trips. I planned one this week to the Enoshima Aquarium. Lindsey, Phillip and baby Elizabeth were the only ones that could make it, but we still had a great time. It took Will and I about an hour to get there by train, but it was an easy trip. Located right on the ocean with ...