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Mt. Kintoki

The base of Mount Kintoki was a short stroll from our ryokan in Hakone. A short sharp climb was punctuated with much bamboo, and views of the entire region. 186 more words



Hakone is a local holiday destination, and the raison d’être d’Romancecar. After work on a Friday we boarded the VSE 50000 (very special express?) bound for Hakone-Yumoto station. 213 more words

Hakone Open Air Museum

On our second day in Hakone, we went for a stroll around Hakone-Yumoto and watched two famous waterfalls guarded by a duck with a red ribbon. 173 more words


Hakone Visit & Itinerary

Hakone is a beautiful town in Japan. Its a must visit if you are traveling to Japan. Below would help and serve as a guide to those of you planning to visit there. 453 more words



We’ve now spent three jet lagged days in Hakone, a hot-spring mountain area south-west of Tokyo. The ryokan, Hakone Suimeisou, that I booked for our stay was just a 5 min walk from the train station in Hakone-Yumoto. 725 more words


A brief repose in Hakone

I spent two days in Hakone, the evening of the 22nd and the morning of the 23rd.

On the 22nd I just slept in and relaxed in the Hostel, then made my way to Akihabara to buy a new camera lens, Akiba as it’s colloquially known happened to also be on my way to the Shinkansen which was dead handy. 689 more words


Experience: Hakone Circuit

My husband tells me that the weather is turning cooler in Japan and summer is finally relinquishing its grasp. Hallelujah! I can’t wait to go home in a week and enjoy my favorite season. 752 more words

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