Sadly our final sleep in Japan, and what better way to spend it that in the company of the countries most famous resident, Mt Fuji. Again at another K's (brilliant) hostel. The view from our room is breathtaking. We took time to stand and appreciate its majesty in full glorious weather. Our last night here … Continue reading Mt Fuji
Nearing the end of our wonderful stay in Japan. Hakone is the second to last destination before heading out to meet Kerry & Tilly in Hawaii (hula hula). Home to Mt Hakone and Lake Ashi famous for hot springs and natural beauty. We're here to do some exploring!! cue the ships captains for the day. … Continue reading Hakone
A short tram ride from Hiroshima, is Miyajimaguchi, the gateway to the wonderful Miyajima Island and all its beauty. As you cross on the ferry and approach the island the O-Torii Gate situated just offshore grab s your attention, as it did for everyone on the ferry who rushed to one side to take the … Continue reading Miyajima Island
A train and cable car journey up through the mountains, south of Osaka, lies Koyasan A huge temple settlement on the top of Mount Koya. Koyasan houses a magnificent collection of temples and monasteries along with the famous Okunoin Cemetery (we all know Gudge loves a Ceme). It is supremely picturesque in every way. Our … Continue reading Koyasan
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Upon arrival in Noosa i was treated to a special birthday dinner at the very lovely Bistro C in Noosa centre, by my wonderful wife Tanya. Fantastic menu on and right on the beach too. Noosa is the gateway to Fraser Island so we are here for a week. We stayed in Noosaville just outside the … Continue reading Noosa