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Hakone, Near Mt. Fuji 15

Hakone, Near Mt. Fuji

September 8th 2007
Hakone is a town near Mt. Fuji. There is a system of gondolas that carry you from Hakone to Lake Ashi. Once at Lake Ashi, there is a ferry that will take you across the lake. The view in this area is spectacular. We will let the pictures speak for themselves. We also stayed at the Hyatt in Hakone, which had incredible accomodations. It was also a spa, so we both had 90 minute full body fruit ... read more
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Japanese Flag In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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