Third time is the charm

Amanohashidate (天橋立) is one of Japan’s three scenic views. The sandbar is located in Miyazu Bay in northern Kyoto Prefecture. It forms part of the Tango-Amanohashidate-Ōeyama Quasi-National Park. The last two times I visited Amanohashidate was for an all-you-can-eat crab on a winter. We usually just have 90 minutes to eat and a few minutes…

Being Hot in Awaji Yumebutai

Awaji Yumebutai is the site where earth was remove to build artificial islands in Osaka Bay such as the Kansai International Airport. The natural environment which was once destroyed by man has been returned to its original state and a place where various animals and plants exist has been created. It is a difficult place…

Travel Theme : Sports

I found this picture of my old team dragonboat teammate during one of the competition somewhere in Kyoto back in 2007. I rarely do sports or join competition because I’m not really good at it but it was a good, fun experience while it last.

The hidden beach of Shinwakaura

Shinwakaura (新和歌浦) is a small town located south of Wakayama Prefecture. Before the summer officially started last year (2016), we made a trip to a place called Shinwakaura which I accidentally found on google map. It’s easier and cheaper than going all the way to Shirahama. Just take a bus (和歌山)  from JR Wakayama Station…

Weekly Photo Challenge : Structure

One of the many famous structure in Japan are castles. Presenting Wakayama Castle. The base of the castle are stones, perfectly piled on top of each other to support the castle on top of it.