A Piece Of Mt. Fuji

In all my years living in Japan, I never had a chance to see Mt. Fuji in the flesh or visit Hakone, a town known for its charming ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) and soothing onsen (hot spring baths) and also known for its prime viewing location of the mountain. Although I generally prefer to avoid winter travel, this visit to Hakone was certainly worth braving the cold.

We were just about to give up and head back to our ryokan when we caught a brief glimpse of the mountain. Now I will forever have ingrained in my memory the image of the majestic Mt. Fuji, which was absolutely stunning as it appeared through the dense clouds. The photo doesn’t do it justice, but I assure you that if you are ever lucky enough to see the mountain, it will take your breath away.

Mt. Fuji

Of course I wanted to take home a piece of Mt. Fuji with me and was so happy to find these darling bits of Mt. Fuji tat.

Mt. Fuji EnvelopeMt. Fuji envelopes, washi tape and origami paper…

Mt. Fuji Washi Tape

Mt. Fuji Washi Tape

Origami FujiA very clever Mt. Fuji tissue case and some tasty Mt. Fuji soda flavoured candy, and some washi letter paper and cute Mt. Fuji and sakura themed postcards (not pictured).

Fuji Case 3776

Mt. Fuji Soda Candy

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