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Fujisan and the tragic rollercoasters. / Fujisan et les tragiques montagnes russes.

Posted on 3/26/2008 by Myriam Moret

This could almost be a Harry Potter book title... you know if Fujisan was a boy wizard instead of a volcano and had to physically fight the amusement park competing for attention right next to it. But I'm confident that in the long run, the tragic rollercoasters will become a rusting ugly structure or will be taken down by men in gray jumpsuits while Fujisan looks smugly over the scene and thinks (Yes, in my world volcanoes can think) Ha! Ha! I've won MoFo!

It was only for a night but I managed to get a room at the best hotel with Mt. Fuji right in front of it. Since I do not make millions and we were on a budget, we however had a view of the amusement park, which although quite an eyesore during day time offers a nice display of lights at night.

Mt. Fuji is an elusive mountain and it is not as easy as you would think to get a clear view of it. It has to be the right day and the right time of day. It is usually hidden behind a curtain of clouds and is best seen either a sunset and at sundown. We settled in, went to the Fuji Museum and afterwards for a swim and had dinner and drinks. Sun sets quite early and Japan and I was long overdue for a good night sleep in a real bed so Fujisan would have to wait until the morning. We were up at the crack of dawn to watch the sun rise on a clear day and Mt. Fuji with Earth's spotlight lighting it. It was a beautiful sight and the sky still showed no signs of cloud when we left. After breakfast, I went to the pool again and made a little movie for your enjoyment that Youtube keeps on rejecting (I'm working on that and I HATE them!) Comments are in french only... 'cause I can't yet manage to swim, film and do billingual comments.

I was a little sad to leave Fujisan, like a great first date, it had lived up to my expectations and now it was parting time. Sayonara Fujisan, I'll be thinking of you...

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Ça pourrais presque être le titre d'un livre d'Harry Potter... Si Fujisan étais un jeune sorcier au lieu d'un volcan et qu'il devait physiquement combattre le parc d'amusement qui tente d'attirer toute l'attention. Mais j'ai confiance qu'à long terme, les tragiques montagnes russes se transformeront en une masse de rouille ou seront démantelées par des hommes en combinaison grise pendant Fujisan regarde la scène l'air satisfait en pensant (Oui! Dans mon univers les volcans peuvent penser) Haha! C'est moi qui gagne! Enfoiré!

C'étais seulement une nuit mais j'ai réussi à avoir le meilleur hôtel du coin avec le Mt. Fuji droit devant. Par contre, comme je ne fais pas des millions et qu'on étais sur un budget, nous avions une vue sur le parc d'amusement. Bien qu'il gâche pas mal le paysage de jour, de soir, le parc offre un jeu de lumières assez intéressant.

Le Mt. Fuji est une montagne évasive et il n'est pas aussi facile d'en avoir une vue claire qu'on le croirais. Ça doit être la bonne journée et le bon temps de la journée. Il est normalement caché derrière un écran de nuages et se montre a son meilleur au levé et au couché du soleil. Après s'etre installé, nous avons visité le Musée de Fuji, faire quelques longueurs à la piscine et ensuite souper et quelques verres. Le soleil se couche tôt au Japon et j'étais due pour une nuit dans un vrai lit donc le Mt. Fuji allais attendre jusqu'au matin. Nous nous sommes levé à l'aube pour voir le soleil se lever sur une journée claire et le spotlight de la Terre éclairant magnifiquement Fujisan. Le ciel ne montrais toujours aucune traces de nuages losques nous avons quitté l'endroit. Après déjeuner, je suis allée faires quelques longueurs et j'ai fais un petit film que Youtube refuse d'accepter (Je travaille l'a dessus et je les DÉTESTE) Les commentaires sont seulement en français car je ne maîtrise pas encore le talent de nager, filmer et faire des commentaires bilingues tout à la fois.

J'étais un peu triste de quitter Fujisan. Comme un premier rendez-vous réussi, il avais répondu à toutes mes attentes et maintenant on devais se séparer. Sayonara Fujisan! Je penserai à toi...

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The great eyesore / Le gâcheux de paysage

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Sunrise over the Land of the Rising Sun / Levé de soleil au Pays du Soleil Levant

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Fujisan right after sunrise / Fujisan juste après le levé du soleil

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Fujisan and I on our 1st date :p / Fujisan et moi à notre 1er rendez-vous :p

 

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