Hid­den beauty

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The un­mis­tak­able pro­file of Mt Fuji jut­ting dra­mat­i­cally from rel­a­tively fea­ture­less sur­round­ings has got to be one of the most cap­ti­vat­ing sights in the nat­u­ral world, but thanks to the un­pre­dictable cli­mate, it’s only vis­i­ble on av­er­age 43 days in each year. We were lucky how­ever, and the en­chant­ing moun­tain did make an in­com­plete ap­pear­ance on two oc­ca­sions. On the sec­ond, when just the sum­mit peered out from above the cloud and sur­re­ally tow­ered above us, videog­ra­pher Josh prob­a­bly de­scribed it best. “It doesn’t look like it should be there,” he said.

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