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Sunrise from Mt. Fuji

Mt. Fuji is the highest peak in Japan. It is considered a sacred place in addition to being a destination for hikers. The official climbing season opens on July 1 and we began our hike in the dark at 12:30am on July 2. We had no idea that the sunrise would be this stunning.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Fujiyoshida, Japan
Camera: iPhone 6
Copyright: © Paul Finkelstein