57. Hakone


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Hakone is an area some 50 km south of Tokyo with mountains, lakes and hot springs and its a popular weekend destination for Tokyo dwellers. You can get around Hakone with a combination of train, cable cars, ropeways and excursion boats. On the way to Tokyo from Nagoya, I passed through the area, somewhat in haste. This is a view from the mountain train that covers part of the area.