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Where to see Mt Fuji – Dec 2017

I guess I’m really super lucky to be given the chance to visit Japan twice this year despite being like super busy in my day job. Maybe it’s kind of like a reward after all that hard work I have done and am still doing. Well, after drawing a ‘bad’ and ‘super bad’ fortune lot back in my trip in March, things kind of improved and in my recent trip, I drew a ‘good’ and ‘super good’ fortune lot! To add on to the joy, I was blessed with an amazing weather during my trip! Prior to the trip, I did pray, hope and wish every night for the good weather and.. oh wells I’m really thankful.

Good weather = higher chance of sighting Mt Fuji from Tokyo

Guess where and when did I first sight Mt Fuji in my trip?

1. From the Window Seat on the Plane

When taking plane rides, I usually request for the window seat because I don’t usually need to visit the restroom when I’m in flight. This means that I don’t have to disturb anyone or be disturbed. Anyway, I was taking a red-eye flight, so I kind of concuss on the plane after watching the super boring Fireworks movie (seriously don’t even bother). When I woke up, it was daylight already and I even slept through my meal!

(Random joke: The staff asked if I wanted a drink so I said Green Tea, Cold. The staff asked again and I said ‘Cold’. She then came back with Coke. I had breakfast with coke..)

In the process of me trying to open my eyes, I happen to see this little triangle in the distance among the clouds. A part of me was like.. ohmy, is that the legendary Mt Fuji from the plane or have I not woken up from dreamland yet? I struggled to keep my eyes open and through the fuzzy image in my mind, I decided to take some photos and soon after.. there was an announcement from the crew, telling us that if we look out of the left window, we could see Mt Fuji. I was like.. ohmy, I’m not dreaming! You can actually really see Mt Fuji from the plane! Basically, if you ain’t sitting at the window seat, or the one beside, it is kind of impossible to see Fuji-san.

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