Bored with cats? The raccoons and the sheep in the last Animal Cafe were no longer interesting? Then how about petting an owl? 🙂
The small town of Kamakura was the capital of Japan from 1185 to 1333. Tall, beautiful wooden temples do not only bear witness of a great past, but also of great tragedies.
Dancing on a volcano, sailing around with pirates… there’s a lot to do around Hakone 😉
A ropeway over a crater landscape, poisonous gases and black eggs… that’s the volcanic valley of Ōwakudani!
For 99 years the Hakone Tozan Line has been climbing Mount Hakone. Probably the only train line in the world that starts in Japan and ends in Switzerland… 😉
In 522 goddess Benzaiten emerged the island of Enoshima from the sea and chased a dragon away. We don’t know if that’s true, but Enoshima is a top spot for tourists and nature lovers today 🙂
In Fall 2017 I traveled through Japan for three and a half weeks. How are the country and the people? How do you get around? Do you really have to be rich to see Japan? All the questions and all the answers are in this post 🙂
After 61 days on the road I’m finally back home. Want to know how it all went? Read all the details here 🙂