Summer 2014 : To Matsumoto We go !!!

It was Miss I who actually gave us the idea to visit Matsumoto as she had live there for several years. Since Y and I did not really have a definite plan for the summer , why not right ? 😀 So after our lunch at Nagoya Station, we boarded the train bound for Natsukagawa…

Hiking to Wazuka (和束)

Ever since one of T’s student told us about Waduka(pronounced as Wazuka 和束) , we have been trying to visit the place but kept putting it off . So when Mr. R organized another hike going to Waduka, I know this is a chance I could not missed. It was unfortunate that T was not…

Mt. Tomi(鳥見山) to Lake Murou(室生湖)

Long time no hear/read. Been busy with my so called Life 🙂 Anyways, I join this hike on my last day of Golden Week Vacation here in Osaka. A lot of first and I saw another side of Nara that I really like. A bit far from where I am currently located but definitely worth…

Touring Yashima(屋島)

Yashima is part of Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture Japan. One of its main attraction is the Yashima-ji located at a lava plateau northeast of Takamatsu. Late last year (2013), T and I join a tour, a Fugu tour actually, and one the places they took us was on this plateau to get a really good…

Castle in the Sky

No, I am not talking about the ghibli movie but of the ruins of Takeda Castle. The Takeda Castle constructed on the mountain is one of one hundred famous castles in Japan. Its base was constructed in the 15th century and the scale is 400m from north to south and 100m from east to west. Even…