3000 years ago there was a volcano, called Mount Hakone, where nowadays a beautiful lake (芦ノ湖, Ashino-ko) is situated. After its eruption a caldera lake developed. Today it is a main attraction in Hakone with tourist boats criss-crossing lake Ashi.
I wouldn’t have wanted to miss this scenic tour, so we left C in the Onsen hotel since was not feeling too well, and went off for a tour in a
Enjoy some views from the tour:
|Hakone rope-way heading into the fog|
|The famous gate from Hakone Jinja (箱根神社)|