Tag: Mount Fuji

Fuji – around the lake

Fuji – around the lake

Fuji gokou – the five lakes of Fuji.  As a place for the urbanites of Tokyo to come and relax with magnificent views of Mount Fuji. We arrived at just the right time for for koyu (the turning the autumn leaves).  It looked like people […]

Fuji – the ryokan

Fuji – the ryokan

We stayed for a night around Kawaguchiko, one of the five lakes of mount fuji.  This was special treat, with scrumptious foods, marvellous views and did I mention the food?

富士2

富士2

So… Hello sun! Getting closer Up it comes Waiting for the sunrise And here it is The problem at the top… World’s highest vending machine (also 400% price inflation…) And the way down Bye!

Fujisan revisited 1

Fujisan revisited 1

So, why go back to Fujisan? To climb it of course… At the bottom, peace and quiet at the lake And then the bus up. Slightly too many people.  Some cyclists passed us.  The bus broke down.  We were 2 hours late… But of course […]