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Prayer Flags, Clouds, and Trail Map Mt.Fuji Japan

Once a Wise Man, Twice a Fool – Climbing Mt. Fuji

There is a Japanese proverb about climbing Mt. Fuji: “He who climbs Mt. Fuji is a wise man; he who climbs twice is a fool.” 「富士山に一度も登らぬバカ、二度登るバカ」 My mother and I decided to travel to Japan Prior to spending 6 weeks teaching in China. Growing up I remember playing with my mom's hiking stick from Mount Fuji. She shared her story of climbing Mount Fuji and told us of how special the hiking stick was to her, I imagine in an effort…