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Mt fuji Hakone Japan

November 22nd 2018
Mt Fuji is located on Honshu Island 60 miles S/W of Tokyo. The active Stratovolcano is the highest mountain in Japan 12,389 feet. It is one of the holy mts along with Mt tote and Mt Haku. Its lava flow has produced a lake of hot springs lake Ashi. It is in the Hakone district with a population of 13,492. We set out early in the morning for the long journey to one of Japans most sought highlights w ... 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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