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Title: Are We There Yet...? A Pilgrimage To Fuji-san
Author: Nicholas Klar
Article ID: 12008
Article Section: Travel
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"You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice" - Japanese Proverb
In Japan Mt. Fuji (or Fuji-san) is regarded with spiritual reverence. Most gaijin (foreigners) staying for any reasonable amount of time aspire to climb it. Mount Fuji is probably Japan’s most recognizable symbol and captures the paradoxical mix of spirituality and consumerism that is at the very heart of its modern identity
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