Tag Archives: shizuoka prefecture

Ascending Mt. Fuji

wpid749-DSC_4311-Edit.jpg © 2009 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

Mt. Fuji (Fujiyama) is the largest mountain and biggest volcano in Japan reaching 3,776m into the sky. During Juli and August its peak is not covered with snow and that makes it possible for tourists to climb it. We started … Continue reading

Fireworks

wpid743-DSC_4536-Edit.jpg © 2009 Konstantin Volke. All rights reserved.

During the Obon-season many Japanese people come back to their homes to visit their parents or family. Also, during the warm time in August many local festivals are hold like that one in the Shizuoka Prefecture. The men from that … Continue reading