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…

Manhole Cover : Miyazu City

Miyazu City is located northern part of Kyoto Prefecture and one it’s famous tourist area is Amanohashidate which is clearly depicted in the manhole cover I found in the same place.

Manhole Cover : Wakayama

I found this cover on the way to Wakayama Castle from JR Wakayama Station but unfortunately, I cannot find the meaning of this design. (any help is welcome 😀 ) //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Colored Version //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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…