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... pass quickly. We were glad we had brought our supplies with us: a 500ml bottle of water cost $5.5 up there! As we reached the upper slopes we were forced to slow down; all of us were noticing the thinner air.
But our pace was good and at about 1:45 we reached the crater rim. From there it was 30 minutes around to the actual summit on the far side of the crater. We were in a cloud sandwich: cloudy skies above, and a valley filled ...
... surface of the mountain looked surreal. Something out of a science fiction movie.
For the first 45 mins everything seemed to be well, than the rain came and boy it came!!!!! Within 20 mins, everything that wasn't covered by my so cool raincoat was completely wet. After one hour, everything was wet. water proofed or resistant just couldn't hold off the amounts of rain and wind we were exposed to.
As mentioned before the way down, ...
... part of Tokyo and also the venue for Tokyo's most visited temple, the Senoji Temple. There has been some sort of place of worship on this site since 628 AD, although the current temple was built in 1950. Leading up to the Temple is a magnificent gate and pedestrianised walkway with little shops selling a range of things from snacks and touristy kitch to crafts and gifts. Surrounding the Senoji Temple are little laneways with lots of lovely individual shops catering for ...
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.
... equally spectacular. Another batch of small dishes came to us after the beds had been stripped and put away. A ryokan is definitely the way to relax and get a good night sleep. I'd recommend that if you climb Fuji to book one for the night after you've been to the summit. Most have their own onsens which is the perfect thing to do after a lot of ...