Rockin’ in Daito

Daito is one of the cities in Osaka Prefecture. It’s not known. It’s not a tourist destination. Whenever I’m asked where I live, I always say Daito and wait for the reaction specially if the one asking is a Japanese person. Majority would give me a blank face, so it really makes me happy when…

Sakura no toorinuke @ Osaka Mint Bureau

Let us take a short break from all the manhole covers and enjoy some cherry blossoms (Sakura) for this year 2014. During this season, I call it Sakura Season,  I love walking early in the morning and just enjoy the beauty of what Spring could offer. Every year the Osaka Mint Bureau opens their gates to the…

Kyoto Autumn 2013: Chishaku-in

Our next destination was Okazaki Park, which according to google map will take about an hour walk from where we currently are. On our way to the park we passed by another temple and somebody from the group noticed a toilet and some really red maple trees on the side, the next thing I knew…

Kyoto Autumn 2013 : Imakumano Kannonji

Twenty minutes later the crowd in Tofukuji were getting bigger and bigger that the girls and I decided to proceed to our next destination, Imakumano Kannoji (今熊野観音寺) .  After a few minutes of discussion with the rest of the group who were still inside the temple we started to next one. From Tofukuji it’s about 15…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Saturated

There were several lantern that was so colorful and gorgeous during the Lantern Festival in Ikoma’s Hozanji and it got prettier when the candle was lighted. I had several favorites and I will slowly put them here, but for this week Saturated Challenge I choose the two lanterns below. I was both amazed at the details…