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Mt. Fuji from Lake Kawaguchi, Japan, photo
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On New Year's Eve, 1998, I hitched to the base of Mt. Fuji and started climbing. It was bitterly cold - around -25 centigrade with the wind-chill factor.
I met a few other climbers, but then went on my own. At about 3 a.m., the path ahead appeared to be covered in snow. I was worried I would lose my way. It was too cold to stay on the mountain, so I descended.
In the New Year's morning sun, I could look back up - to see that the snow lay only on the path. Had I followed the snow, I would have made it to see the sunrise from the top. I was bitterly disappointed with myself.
To make up for this, I decided to travel back from Japan by hitch-hike (mostly) for nine months. So, on the first day, I went back to Mt. Fuji - just to take some snaps.
Location: Latitude=35.5228940442758, Longitude=138.7657916069298, Google maps


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