Usually by July, the heat and humidity produce enough haze to make Mt. Fuji but a dim memory for those along the Shonan coast. But I guess the wind has been blowing hard enough to keep the haze at bay, because this morning, Mt. Fuji was still plenty visible. While you can't see it from … Continue reading Photo of the Day: Summer Fuji
Just up the road from us in Inamuragasaki is a park area that, on clear days, offers a fantastic view of Mt. Fuji. Not so much on the day I took this photo... Regardless of whether Mt. Fuji is visible or not, though, the view is spectacular.
The city of Kamakura seen from the seaside path heading towards Inamuragasaki and Enoshima. The path makes a lovely (if a little noisy thanks to the street that runs parallel to it) morning run. The bonus is just up and over the hill—on clear mornings, Mt. Fuji suddenly rises up to cheer you on.
In winter, you don't have to be an early bird to catch the sunrise. I sneaked out just past 7am for a run and snapped these shots along the way. I wasn't the only runner/photographer, either—I think at least half the runners I saw stopped to whip out a smartphone.