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The Great Boiling Valley was formed approximately 3,000 years ago as a result of the volcanic eruption. Mt Kamiyama(1438m) is still volcanic fumes with sulfide being emitted. We can see the boiling pools, steam spewing vents. They make black eggs.
We tied this in to a whole day exploring. We started with a cruise on Lake Ashi then the hakone ropeway where we got off to explore Owakudani-the sulphur valley and black eggs; then on to the Hakone Tozan Railway so we could get to...More
It is a very impressive place to visit! You can see all the smoke coming out from the mountains andthe dirt that is almost green must mostly yellow from the sulfur gas! We ate the "black" eggs that apparently give you 7 years to your...More
And smelly, of course
I felt like on space to another planet
The view is spectacular
And don’t forget to buy the black eggs !
Available only here , the ones in town are not the same taste at all
It will take you approximately 2 hours of train, cable car and ropeway from Tokyo. But goddamn it really worth the distance.
The town of Hakone is really a place to visit, the ropeway ride is so impressive! And when you arrive at the top,...More
Walking paths up the slops were closed due to recent rock/landslides. On a previous visit was blessed with an unobstructed view of Mt Fuji. Very windy, a little chilly even in summer. Used to be just the black eggs. Now they have black pau, mochi,...More
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The walking trails at the top of the cable car are not open right now. There are other trails but due to volcanic activity it changes. Once you get there, traffic and waiting in line for the cable car, an hour or two is... More
The walking trails at the top of the cable car are not open right now. There are other trails but due to volcanic activity it changes. Once you get there, traffic and waiting in line for the cable car, an hour or two is sufficient to see the museum and view the volcanic activity.