・ Weather: quite fine day in the nice Autumn season.
・ Participants .the visitors in total 9 persons from Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Vietnam. (Tengu-Members 12 persons)
・ Divided to two groups: A-4 persons from Indonesia, B-5 persons from others
A group left for up at 10:00 and B group at 10:07 by the cable car. The view from the observation deck was fairly good with a little cloudy sky near the sea coast .The trail No.1 was crowded with many hiking visitors today also.
The visitor from Pakistan mentioned in front of the Monkey Park that there are many kinds of animals in their country , not only the monkeys but tigers, other animals and lots of snakes The elephants are only in the zoo !
All of us walked up through 108 steps and went up to the new gate to the Stupa. Buddha’s whole life from the birth after the death was explained in front of the wall relief together with Izuna Deity Statue. But they were sad during the explanation of the Stone Monument of the East Japan Tsunami disaster, asking the toys on the monument belonging to the victims.
They were interested in the hexagonal stone wheel(Ishiguruma) and rotated it saying” Zange!, Zange!” (confession).
During the walk in the Temple and Shrine, the well prepared and polite explanations were surely impressed much to the visitors.
We reached to the top of the mountain at 12:05 and made a lot of photos for the memory there including the view of Mt. Fuji, partly appeared the shape over the cloud sky.
・ Lunch: 12:30-13:30 . 4 tables near the top as before. After the lunch the picture paper show was presented as usual and also impressed them.
・ Return: walked down through the trail No.4 (through the suspension bridge) until the Chair Lift Station..Not so crowded at the Chair Lift area.
・ Arrival at the Station at 14:30. No accident at all. Photos of all together.