Fuji 富士山

IMG_4102The mountain was shy, thanks to pesky typhoons. Still, another reason to visit Japan again soon! Lake Kawaguchiko is a beautiful region in its own right however, including the “sea of forest”, Aokigahara. We didn’t realise at the time that this place had a reputation and was supposedly “haunted”. We even read afterwards that it is “one of the most terrifying places on Earth”. Really?! Maybe this proves that a lot of fear really is in the mind. We only saw the beautiful trees for what they are, rather than the superstition surrounding them. It was probably one of the least scary places on Earth to us. But it does explain why a solo female traveller decided to inexplicably cling to us for the day. Obviously she’d been reading too many stories 😉