Our plan was to get a good look at Mt. Fuji and spend a night in Kofu, a bigger city in Yamanashi perfecture. We said goodbye to our family/hosts in Matusmoto and Masaki took us to a service area by the road which led to Kofu. ┬áHitchhiking in Japan again! It was very hot and at first people didn’t even look at as out of their cars but after getting complimentary ice coffee from Starbucks girl (so sweet!) we got lucky and a young family picked us up…