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Navigating Hakone

April 15-16, 2017

A Hakone is like a tour of modes of transportation. How does it go?

  1. Shinkansen. For the trip from Shinjuku to Hakone, with a premium fare, you can take the Romance Car, which unfortunately is not romantic in any way.
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Miyagino: Hakone's Sakura Path

April 15, 2017

The most fickle Japanese event for me, sakura blossom has such an un-Japanese trait: It does not follow schedule well. So if you only have one week to visit Japan, I suggest you do it in winter or autumn, or basically any other event with fixed dates. 265 more words

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#TBT: Japan April 2005: Laundry in Nagoya, Travel to Hakone, Hakone Ryokan

Laundry Day!

We woke up at 7am and packed everything except our week’s worth of dirty laundry. Went down to the front desk and got directions to the coin laundromat (this place is way too fancy-shmancy to have its own laundry facilities on site). 1,432 more words

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Kurotama

Vulkaaninen Japani hyödyntää luonnonvaransa myös kulttuurisesti monella saralla. On kuumiin lähteisiin pohjautuvia onseneita. Rikkiä pihisevistä vuorista saadaan myös sivutuotteena hitti, jota myytiin Hakonessa Owakudani-vuorella kuin liukuhihnalla. 176 more words

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What to do on a rainy day in Hakone?

What to do on a rainy day in Hakone?

Go to the Pola Museum of Art where the building itself is a masterpiece!

It is Avery peaceful place.   58 more words

SAIL WITH ME IN LAKE ASHI

Ahoy there mates! Ye wanna board a ship? Aye, I know ye do. Today, I’ll be taking you around sailing! I think you guessed it from my attempt for a pirate accent. 513 more words

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