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Lake Kawaguchiko

The day we went to Mt. Fuji...and nearly missed it (Day 6 - by Gemma)

September 22nd 2015
Tuesday 22nd September 2015 Although the national holiday had scuppered our efforts to find overnight accommodation at the lakes of Mt Fuji, we took advantage of the great transport links from Tokyo and took the 2.5hr bus to Lake Kawaguchiko for the day. It was a day of lessons. Lesson #1: Always retrace your footsteps in a new place. The day got off to a cracking start a ... 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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