Monthly Archives: October 2013

Majestic Mt. Fuji


 An iconic image of Japan, the majestic Mt. Fuji, can be seen for miles.  Admiration for Japan’s highest and most famous peak dates back to the country’s earliest recorded literature.  Today, the active volcano, which erupted most recently in 1708, continues to captivate both Japanese and international visitors. Its nearly perfectly-shaped peak is often only visible in the morning, before ducking behind the clouds. However, it’s been said that the mountain’s elusiveness is part of its charm. Visibility tends to be better during the colder seasons, when the beautiful peak is snow-capped. Continue reading

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