Archive for June 23, 2013

POTW: Mt Fuji World Heritage Site

It was reported recently that Mt Fuji has gained World Heritage status (BBC, Japan Today). Mt Fuji had been rejected before because of all the rubbish and poor maintenance of various facilities. To combat the previous issues, it seems that the local government will charge 7000 yen per climber, up from 0 yen. That’s gotta be a crowd pleaser. So for this Photo of the Week (POTW), here’s Mt Fuji as seen from the air, in winter, with it’s iconic snow top.