Mt Fuji - not for sissies! July 10th 2018 An early morning wake up to catch the train to Mt Fuji. After two trains to arrive at Gotemba station, I had already received two random acts of kindness from the generosity of Japanese locals. From Gotemba, I caught a bus to Subashiri 5th station (red trail). I arrived to start climbing at 8:30a.m. I pledged my donation and away I went, from a starting elevation of 2000m. The first point of inter ... read more
Asia » Japan » Shizuoka » Mt Fuji 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
Travel, food, culture... the reasons I go to work (so I can afford to travel)! I love all kinds of travel- domestic, international, cities and remote. I love to travel alone and with like-minded people.
I have travelled to every continent but there are still so many beautiful destinations waiting to be explored.
I hope you enjoy my journey from your cosy armchair. Xo... full info