The 48 Waterfalls of Akame

Akame 48 waterfalls is located in Nabari City Mie Prefecture and considered to be the birthplace of Ninja and home to giant Salamander. After several failed attempts since last year, together with C, I finally made it there at the end of summer. It’s about an hour train ride from Osaka by Kintetsu Line and…

Hiking to Somewhere : The Continuation

The Saga continues … ( sounds dramatic eh 🙂 ) Anyways, after we left Iwafune Jinja , we noticed that we are no longer within Osaka Prefecture but within Nara Prefecture, specifically Ikoma City. Here is the proof. The sign says it all. Since this is the first time I joined a hike organized by…

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…

Hiking Mount Higashi Otafuku

After the destructive power of Tyhoon Yolanda,  I decided to push through with my plan to join a hiking event to Mt. Higashi Otafuku in Hyogo Prefecture Japan. Nature might have the power of destruction but it is also beauty and life itself. I’m glad I did and I was able to admire more of…

Travel Theme: Peaceful

Communing with nature  always gives me a sense of Peace and new perspective.  A mountain view from Mt. Ibuki in Shiga Prefecture Japan   Another view from Mt. Ibuki Shiga Prefecture. Minoo Waterfalls during the Candle Light event Summer of 2007