Fuji-san is a big deal. It’s the highest point on all of Japan’s islands. It’s on the ¥1000 note. It’s the subject of countless photos, paintings, woodblock prints, poems… blog posts.
富士山 may well be the world’s most climbed mountain- 250-300k people climb it every year. The vast majority of these attempt it during the “official climbing season” of July and August. At times, especially during Obon week, people have to wait in queues just to get to the next station. Continue reading 富士山 (Fuji San) in Pure Form