Trip to Mishima started on the Shinkansen from Tokyo to Mishima. Shirley’s first trip on the Shinkansen The Mishima Skywalk is one of the best places to view Mt Fuji…that is if it’s not a rainy overcast day. Unfortunately the day we were there it was a rainy overcast day with not even a hint of the mountain. As we walked over the bridge, Japanese people kept apologising that we couldn’t see Fuji. So typical of the Japanese Still an […]
Yuko & Shunzo Ura picked us up from the Mishima Station after another great trip on another one of Japan’s shinkansens. First stop after a fabulous drive through mountain passes was Puratto Park Rest Stop for a good lunch and then onto Toi on the Izu Peninsular to the Yagisawaso Ryokan. We got a great view of Mt Fuji in the evening.
Day 2 of our trip to Chiba started with a walk on the beach with Yuko san below the hotel. If you look carefully you can just see Mt Fuji in the distance. Next stop was Nojimozaki Park and Lighthouse. Wonderful views of Mt Fuji on the way. The southern most tip of the Boso Peninsular
Stayed the night at the Fuji View Hotel. Dinner and then the Onsen. Next morning Fuji was so clear. Next was a visit to the Kawaguchiko Musical Forest Museum where Europe meets Mt Fuji The Dance Hall Organ. Wonderful sound. Could almost imagine the hall filled with dancers. So wonderful to watch as well.