Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes + Exploring Shinjuku Part 3

DAY 10 (CON'T) Had some time to kill before the train leaves Kawaguchiko at 1629 Hrs. No point waiting for the 1659 Hrs train (which is an express train) as there is nothing much to do around the station anyway. There is a souvenir/omiyage shop right beside the cafe ...... and found out that the … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes + Exploring Shinjuku Part 3

Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes & Exploring Shinjuku Part 2

DAY 10 (CON'T) More walking to be done from the end of the maple corridor ...... and UPSLOPE to get to Tensui. The walk is definitely NOT 5-10 min as stated in the brochures/online guides. According to my caculation, it was probably closer to 15 min. More maple leaves along the uphill walk, this time … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes & Exploring Shinjuku Part 2

Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes & Exploring Shinjuku Part 1

DAY 10: SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER 2013 No more sleeping in as the plan today is to head to Fuji Five Lakes, specifically Lake Kawaguchiko ...... and it is a good 2 hours of travelling time via train. Found out from prior online research (reference: http://www.jprail.com) and from the JR office staff (Tokyo Station) there were … Continue reading Japan 2013: Day 10 Fuji Five Lakes & Exploring Shinjuku Part 1