Monday, January 19, 2009

Paintball in the shadow of Fuji-san

Saturday, some colleagues and I went to play paintball, something I'm still suffering for. Or rather, I'm paying the price of close to hree months of inactivity. I got up at around 6:30 and after meeting up with rest we headed to a playing field in the vicinity of Fuji-san. About a two hour trip from Tsurumi where I live and work.

From Various

Paintball often involves high amounts of adrenaline and lots of panic induced running so we naturally had several breaks between games where enjoyed refreshing drinks such as:

From Various

While it is unknown what exactly a Pocari is, I'm pretty sure I don't want to drink its sweat.

Paintball is quite cheap in Japan, at least compared to Denmark, so we got tired before we got broke. After 5 hours we headed to a local "onsen" which is a public bath house with a natural hot spring. There we relaxed in rather temperate water, enjoying a great view of Fuji-san.