TripAdvisor Reviews Hatoya Ryokan Shizuoka
Travel Blogs from Shizuoka
... a vending machine and buy a boss coffee and watch the local fisherman reel in the daily catch, do some beautiful side hikes up this mountain and get a postcard view of the lake and Mt Fuji, after my venture it is noon stop by the local 7-11, and grab some lunch, mow down 6 gyoza, couple of Oniguri (Rice, Wrapped in seaweed with a filling) a croissant filled with chocolate sauce, all for 4 dollars, and decide i wasn't satisfied with my picture of ...
... shower I packed my bag and did some blogging. The trip to Tokyo station was uneventful and we hopped on a bullet train, on carriage 13 just as it left the station. The announcement on board said the unreserved seating is in carriages1,2 and 3, so we actually travelled just a little bit faster than the 300 km/h of the normal ...
... cooking, this time for an interesting fusion of Japanese and English styles: a Japanese casserole. This involved Japanese sweet potatoes and beef, and demonstrated just how much Coco loved her time in the U.K - she`s certainly incorporated much into her way of life now!
Points of interest:
1. There are no fat people in Japan
2. Japanese is 129% harder to write than to speak
3. Japanese vending machines are the best in the world. And still there are no fat people.
... and cool slowly down. have a nap and recharge batteries. We are the only guests and have all the attention of the personell.
The onsen we can enjoy for the first time together and this is a perfect cure for our muscles to recover. There is even a refridgerator with beer available.
In our Yukata we are seated in the dining room and enjoy a great dinner and we take another bath before we retire.
What a nice treat after such a nice trip
We can see mirads of people climbing the mountain, their head lights are visible in the night, Its like an ants nest, the people arrive slowly from different directions and occupy the crater.
The sunrise is taking longer than expected and we have to stay a while in the cold morning, but when you see the sun coming above the horizon and the place around you get into the sunlight - its an unforgettable experience.