The second visual documentation of the struggle to hidden lake. We saw the lake, filled the camel backs, took one photo (for evidence) then headed back over the rock field and down the hill to shelter.
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This trip was the first and last time I will ever go tramping while sick with a cough and cold. A testament to proper planning, what we thought would be a two hour amble became a ten hour mission featuring four bleeding noses and most forms of weather e.g. hot sun, strong winds & heavy […]
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An old and short adventure that demonstrates why a steely grey sky is one of my all time favourite things to look at (especially if it’s twofold).
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We stayed in a place which, sans low cloud, boasts prime views of Fujisan. As we left on a mission(to eat some delicious Ramen) a fellow guest yelled out what could only be interpreted as “You going to climb Mt Fuji?!” followed by roaring laughter from him and his mates. Classic yarns.
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Pure magic. At each corner I thought this is as close as we will be, and then we were closer.
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Photos from the road. In the car, out the car, of the car.
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Walking down the river, some concerned boy scouts thought we were lost and ask several times if they could please save us. Probably a badge involved.
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